Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
A musician who helped to rededicate the rebuilt Jerusalem wall after the exile (Neh 12:27–43). He is, however, omitted from the Septuagint along with other names in Nehemiah’s list.
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Hanani. 1. Seer who rebuked King Asa for giving treasure to Ben-hadad of Syria to persuade him to attack Israel. Hanani was imprisoned for his preaching (2 Chr 16:1–10). Hanani was the father of the prophet Jehu who inveighed against Baasha, king of Israel (1 Kgs 16:1, 7), and Jehoshaphat, king of Judah
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Hanani he-nānʹē [Heb. ḥanānî—‘gracious’]; AV and NEB Apoc. ANANIAS.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
HANANI1. Seer who rebuked King Asa for giving treasure to Ben-hadad of Syria to persuade him to attack Israel. Hanani was imprisoned for his preaching (2 Chr 16:1–10). Hanani was the father of the prophet Jehu, who made protests against Baasha, king of Israel (1 Kgs 16:1–7), and Jehoshaphat, king of
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
HANANI1. One of the sons of Heman who was set apart for the service of music in the sanctuary. He and his family were chosen as the 18th class in the order of service organized by David (1 Chr 25:4, 25).2. The prophet who rebuked King Asa and proclaimed God’s judgment upon him because he had appealed
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Catholic Bible Dictionary
HANANI (Hebrew, “Yahweh has taken pity”; a shorter version of Hananiah) The name of several men in the Old Testament.1. The father of the prophet Jehu (1 Kgs 16:1, 7; 2 Chr 19:2; 20:34). He was also a seer (2 Chr 16:7).2. Nehemiah’s brother, who carried to Nehemiah word of the sad state of Jerusalem
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Hana´ni (gracious).1. One of the sons of Heman, and head of the eighteenth course of the service. 1 Chron. 25:4, 25.2. A seer who rebuked (b.c. 941) Asa king of Judah. 2 Chron. 16:7. For this he was imprisoned. ver. 10. He or another Hanani was the father of Jehu the seer, who testified against Baasha,
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
HANA´NI (ha-naʹni; “gracious”).1. One of the sons of Heman, appointed by lot in the time of David for the service of song in the sanctuary. Hanani had charge of the eighteenth division (1 Chron. 25:4, 25), after 1000 b.c.2. A prophet or “seer” who rebuked Asa, king of Judah, for seeking help from the