Hanniel (son of Ephod)
Ephod • Hanniel
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Hanniel (Person)
HANNIEL (PERSON) [Heb ḥannı̂ʾēl (חַנִּיאֵל)]. Two persons mentioned in the Hebrew Bible have this name. The name Hanniel has been explained variously but is derived in one case from the root ḥnn, “to be gracious,” “to show favor.” This produces a meaning “god has been gracious.” One suggestion (EncMiqr
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Hanniel (son of Ephod)
1. The son of Ephod and a prince of Manasseh who assisted in dividing Canaan among the tribes (Nu. 34:23).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Hanniel (Heb. ḥannɩ̂ʾēl)1. The son of Ephod. A leader of the tribe of Manasseh, he represented his tribe in the division of the land of Canaan (Num. 34:23).2. A son of Ulla; the head of an Asherite clan (1 Chr. 7:39).
All the People in the Bible: An A–Z Guide to the Saints, Scoundrels, and Other Characters in Scripture
Hanniel [han-i-el] (1) a Manassite, the son of Ephod, who helped distribute Canaanite lands among the tribes (Num. 34:23) (2) an Asherite warrior, son of Ulla (1 Chron. 7:39)
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
HANNIEL han´ee-uhl [חַנִּיאֵלkhanniʾel]. The name of two men in the OT, both of whom are given the title nasiʿ (נָשִׂיא), a PRINCE or CHIEF. The name Hanniel means “God has shown favor.” 1. A leader from the tribe of Manasseh. Hanniel son of Ephod was in charge of distributing the tribal inheritance