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Henadad
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
The eponymous ancestor of a family in postexilic Jerusalem. Henadad’s descendants helped rebuild the temple in Jerusalem (Ezra 3:9). Later, a descendant of Henadad named Binnui helped rebuild Jerusalem’s wall (Neh 3:18–24) and sealed the covenant with Nehemiah (Neh 10:9).
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Henadad
Henadad (חֵנָדָד‎, chenadad). The eponymous ancestor of a family in postexilic Jerusalem. Henadad’s descendants helped rebuild the temple in Jerusalem (Ezra 3:9). Later, a descendant of Henadad named Binnui helped rebuild Jerusalem’s wall (Neh 3:18–24) and sealed the covenant with Nehemiah (Neh 10:9).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Henadad (Person)
HENADAD (PERSON) [Heb ḥēnādād (חֵנָדָד)]. This name means literally, “the grace of Hadad,” Hadad being the West Semitic storm-god (cf. Benhadad of Syria). Similar names are found in Ugaritic, such as ḥnbʿl, “the grace of Baal,” and ḥnil, “the grace of El.” Henadad was the patronym of a family group
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Henadad
Henadad. Head of a Levite family that participated in the rebuilding of the temple (Ezr 3:9). Members of this family also helped to build the Jerusalem wall (Neh 3:18, 24), and signed Ezra’s covenant of faithfulness to God together with Nehemiah (10:9).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Henadad
Henadad henʹā-dad [Heb. ḥēnāḏāḏ—‘favor of Hadad’; LXX Hēnaad, Hēnadad, Hēnadab, Hēnalab (Ezr. 3:9; Neh. 3:18, 24; 10:9). One of the heads of the Levites in the postexilic community.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Henadad
HENADAD Head of a Levite family that participated in the rebuilding of the temple (Ezr 3:9). Members of this family also helped to build the Jerusalem wall (Neh 3:18, 24), and signed Ezra’s covenant of faithfulness to God together with Nehemiah (10:9).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Henadad
Henadad (hen´uh-dad; a shortened form of Henhadad; Heb., “Hadad [a deity] is gracious.”1 The ancestral head of a levitical family group (called the “sons of Henadad”). This group helped to supervise workers in the rebuilding of the temple after the exile (Ezra 3:9).2 The father of Binnui, a postexilic
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Henadad
HENADAD. The head of a family of Levites in the post-Exilic community of Jerusalem (Ezr 3:9; Neh 3:18, 24; 10:9).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Henadad
Henadad (Heb. ḥēnāḏāḏ)Eponymous ancestor of a levitical family or guild that helped with the postexilic restoration of the temple (Ezra 3:9). Members of this group assisted in rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem (Neh. 3:18, 24) and sealed the renewed covenant (10:9 [MT 10]).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Henadad
Henadad [hĕnˊə dăd] (Heb. ḥēnāḏāḏ) “favor of Hadad”).† Eponymous ancestor of a levitical family or guild that returned form exile with Zerubbabel (Ezra 3:9). Members of this group assisted in rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem (Neh. 3:18, 24) and sealed the renewed covenant (10:9).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Henadad
Hen´adad (grace of Hadad), the head of a family of the Levites who took a prominent part in the rebuilding of the temple. Ezra 3:9.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Henadad
HEN´ADAD (henʹa-dad; “favor of Hadad”). A Levite whose sons were active in the restoration after the captivity (Ezra 3:9). Two of the latter, Bavai and Binnui, are named (Neh. 3:18, 24; 10:9), before 536 b.c.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Henadad
Henadadfavour of Hadad, the name of a Levite after the Captivity (Ezra 3:9).
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