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Janai
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Janai
Janai (יַעְנַי‎, ya'nay). A descendant of Gad who lived in Bashan (1 Chr 5:12).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Janai (Person)
JANAI (PERSON) [Heb yaʿnay (יַעְנַי)]. A Gadite who was the son of Abihail and the third tribal leader named in the genealogy (1 Chr 5:12). It may be that “Shaphat,” the fourth name in the list, should not be rendered as a personal name but as the noun “judge.” In this case, Joel was the head of the
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Janai
Janai. Gadite chief who settled, along with his kinsmen, in the land of Bashan (1 Chr 5:12, kjv Jaanai).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Janai
Janai jāʹnī [Heb. yaʿnay—‘may he answer’]. A chief of a family descended from Gad (1 Ch. 5:12; AV Jaanai).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Janai
JANAI Gadite chief who settled, along with his kinsmen, in the land of Bashan (1 Chr 5:12).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Janai
Janai [jāˊnī] (Heb. ya˓nay “may the Lord answer”). A descendant of Gad living in Bashan (I Chr. 5:12; KJV “Jaanai”).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jaana-i
Ja´ana-i (whom Jehovah answers), a chief man in the tribe of Gad. 1 Chron. 5:12.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Janai
JA´NAI (jaʹnī). One of the chief Gadites living in Bashan (1 Chron. 5:12; the name is given as Jaanai in the KJV).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Jaanai
JAANAI [JAY uh nigh] (the Lord answers) — a chief of a family descended from Gad (1 Chr. 5:12; Janai, NRSV).