Hanan (son of Shashak)
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
HANAN (PERSON) [Heb ḥānān (חָנָן)]. Var. HANA. The name of nine men in the Hebrew Bible. Hanan is a shortened form of names such as Elhanan, “God is gracious,” and Johanan or Hananiah, “YHWH is gracious.” The root ḥnn, “to be gracious,” is a common element in many biblical and extrabiblical Hebrew
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Hanan. 1. Shashak’s son and one of the chief men of Benjamin (1 Chr 8:23).2. Azel’s son from Benjamin’s tribe (1 Chr 8:38; 9:44).3. Warrior among David’s mighty men who were known as “the thirty” (1 Chr 11:43).4. Ancestor of a group of temple assistants that returned to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel after
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
HANAN1. Shashak’s son and one of the chief men of Benjamin (1 Chr 8:23).2. Azel’s son from Benjamin’s tribe (1 Chr 8:38; 9:44).3. Warrior among David’s mighty men, who were known as “the thirty” (1 Chr 11:43).4. Ancestor of a group of temple assistants who returned to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel after
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Hanan (hay´nuhn).1 One of David’s warriors (1 Chron. 11:43).2 A Benjaminite who was the son of Shashak (1 Chron. 8:23).3 A descendant of Saul who was the son of Azel (1 Chron. 8:38; 9:44).4 The head of a prophetic guild in the time of Jeremiah (Jer. 35:4).5 The head of one of the families of “temple
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
HANAN1. The son or descendant of Shashak, one of the chief men of Benjamin (1 Chr 8:23).2. One of the six sons of Azel of Benjamin (1 Ch 8:38; 9:44).3. The son of Maachah. He was one of David’s mighty men (1 Chr 11:43).4. The sons or descendants of Hanan were among the Nethinim (KJV) or temple sevants
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Hanan [hāˊnăn] (Heb. ḥānān “gracious,” possibly from ḥānanyâ “Yahweh has been gracious”).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ha´nan (merciful).1. One of the chief people of the tribe of Benjamin. 1 Chron. 8:23.2. The last of the six sons of Azel, a descendant of Saul. 1 Chron. 8:38; 9:44. (b.c. 588.)3. “Son of Maachah,” i.e., possibly a Syrian of Aram-maachah, one of the heroes of David’s guard. 1 Chron. 11:43. (b.c. 1046.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
HA´NAN (hāʹnan; “merciful”).1. One of the sons (or descendants) of Shashak, one of the chief men of Benjamin, residing at Jerusalem (1 Chron. 8:23).2. The last named of the six sons of Azel the Benjamite (1 Chron. 8:38; 9:44).3. Son of Maacah and one of David’s mighty men (1 Chron. 11:43), 1000 b.c.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Hanan—merciful. (1.) A Benjamite (1 Chr. 8:23). (2.) One of David’s heroes (1 Chr. 11:43). (3.) Jer. 35:4. (4.) A descendant of Saul (1 Chr. 8:38). (5.) One of the Nethinim (Ezra 2:46). (6.) One of the Levites who assisted Ezra (Neh. 8:7). (7.) One of the chiefs who subscribed the covenant (Neh. 10:22).