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Hanani (priest)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Hanani the Priest
Hanani, Descendant of Immer (חֲנָ֖נִי‎, chananiy). A priest and member of the family of Immer in the postexilic Jewish community. Hanani was listed among those who agreed to Ezra’s demand to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:20).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Hanani (Person)
HANANI (PERSON) [Heb ḥănānı̂ (חֲנָנִי)]. The name of five individuals in the Hebrew Bible. The name is a shortened form of Hananiah, which means “YHWH has taken pity” (Noth IPN, 187).1. The father of the prophet Jehu (1 Kgs 16:1, 7; 2 Chr 19:2; 20:34 [LXX anani]) and a seer during the reign of Asa
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Hanani
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
Hanani he-nānʹē [Heb. anānî—‘gracious’]; AV and NEB Apoc. ANANIAS.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Hanani
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)
Hanani
Hanani (huh-nay´ni; a shortened form of Hananiah; Heb., “the Lord has favored me”).1 A musician, the son of Heman, a contemporary of David (1 Chron. 25:4).2 A prophet who rebuked the Judean kings Asa (2 Chron. 16:7) and Jehoshaphat (2 Chron. 19:2) and whose son Jehu rebuked the northern king Baasha
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Hanani
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
Hanani
Hanani (Heb. ḥănānɩ̂)1. A seer, the father of the prophet Jehu (1 Kgs. 16:1, 7; 2 Chr. 19:2). Hanani rebuked King Asa of Judah and predicted the demise of his line because Asa had sent gold and silver to Ben-hadad in order to form a treaty which would spare Judah yet in turn freed Ben-hadad to sack
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Hanani
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
Hanani
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
Hanani
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
See also
Relatives
Immer Father
Zebadiah Brother
Meshillemith Brother
Meshullam Nephew
Ahzai Nephew