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Jezaniah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jezaniah, Son of Hoshaiah
Jezaniah, Son of Hoshaiah (יְזַנְיָ֫הוּ‎, yezanyahu; יְזַנְיָה‎, yezanyah). A member of the remnant left in Judah after the fall of Jerusalem (Jer 40:8; 42:1). Called Jaazaniah (יַאֲזַנְיָהוּ‎, ya'azanyahu) in 2 Kgs 25:23.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jezaniah (Person)
JEZANIAH (PERSON) [Heb yĕzanyāhû (יְזַנְיָהוּ‎), yĕzanyâ (יְזַנְיָה‎)]. 1. Son of the Maacathite and one of the troop commanders, who, following the destruction of Jerusalem in 587/586 b.c., chose to join Gedaliah, the ruler of Judah, at his administrative center at Mizpah (Jer 40:8; spelled “Jaazaniah”
Jaazaniah (Person)
JAAZANIAH (PERSON) [Heb yaʾăzanyâ (יַאֲזַנְיָה‎), yaʾăzanyāhû (יַאֲזַנְיָהוּ)]. Var. JEZANIAH. 1. One of the troop commanders, who, following the destruction of Jerusalem in 587/6, chose to join Gedaliah, the ruler of Judah, at his administrative center at Mizpah (2 Kgs 25:23; “Jezaniah” in Jer 40:8).
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jezaniah
Jezaniah. Alternate form of Jaazaniah, one of the Judean captains in Jerusalem during the exile (Jer 40:8; 42:1 kjv).See Jaazaniah #1.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jezaniah
Jezaniah jez-ə-nīʹə [Heb. yezanyāhû-probably ‘Yahweh hears’; cf. Jaazaniah]. In Jer. 40:8 the name of a Judean leader who accompanied Johanan when he visited Gedaliah at Mizpah (cf. 2 K. 25:23). In Jer. 42:1 the RSV reads Azariah (cf. 43:2), following the LXX. The name seems to have been fairly
Jaazaniah
1. In 2 K. 25:23, “son of the Maacathite,” and one of the Judean “captains of the forces” who joined Gedaliah, the Babylonian governor appointed by Nebuchadrezzar over Judah, at Mizpah. He is the Jezaniah of Jer. 40:8; 42:1. Though not mentioned by name, he was presumably one of those captains who joined
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jezaniah
JEZANIAH Alternate form of Jaazaniah, one of the Judean captains in Jerusalem during the exile (Jer 40:8 nlt mg; 42:1) See Jaazaniah #1.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Jaazaniah
Jaazaniah (jay-az´uh-ni´uh; Heb., “the Lord hears”).1 The son of Maacath; he remained with Gedaliah, the governor of Judah, after the destruction of Jerusalem by the Babylonians (2 Kings 25:23; Jer. 40:8).2 The son of Jeremiah (not the prophet) who was head of the Rechabites during the time of King
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Jezaniah
JEZANIAH (Heb. yezanyāhû). One of the Judaean military commanders who joined Gedaliah at Mizpah (Je. 40:8). He was among those who sought counsel from Jeremiah concerning going down to Egypt (Je. 42:1lxx here has ‘Azariah’, cf. 43:2). In 2 Ki. 25:23 his name appears as *‘Jaazaniah’.J. C. J. Waite.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jezaniah
Jezaniah (Heb. yĕzanyāhû) (also JAAZANIAH)1. A captain of Judah’s army who joined the Babylonian governor Gedaliah at Mizpah following the fall of Jerusalem (Jer. 40:8). At 2 Kgs. 25:23 his name occurs as Jaazaniah (1).2. A military commander; the son of Hoshaiah (Jer. 42:2 MT; NRSV “Azariah”).
Jaazaniah
Jaazaniah (Heb. yaʾăzanyâ, yaʾăzanyāhû)A popular name during the 6th century b.c.e. The name appears on a seal from Tell en-Naṣbeh (biblical Mizpah) and on Ostracon 1 from Lachish.1. A commander of the troops of Judah under the governor Gedaliah (2 Kgs. 25:23); called Jezaniah at Jer. 40:8. He
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jezaniah
Jezaniah [jĕzˊə nīˊə] (Heb. yezanyāhû “Yahweh hears”).† A captain of Judah’s army who joined the Babylonian governor Gedaliah at Mizpah following the fall of Jerusalem (Jer. 40:8; so. KJV, NIV at 42:1, following MT RSV “Azariah”). At 2 Kgs. 25:23 his name occurs as Jaazaniah (1). He is
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Jezaniah
JEZANIAH Son of the Maacathite and an officer who chose to stay at Mizpah with Gedaliah, the appointed ruler of Judah, following the destruction of Jerusalem (2 Kgs 25:23; Jer 40:8).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jezaniah
Jezani´ah (whom Jehovah hears), the son of Hoshaiah the Maachathite, and one of the captains of the forces who had escaped from Jerusalem during the final attack of the beleaguering army of the Chaldeans. (b.c. 588.) When the Babylonians had departed, Jezaniah, with the men under his command, was one
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Jezaniah
JEZANIAH [jez uh NIGH uh] (the Lord hears) — one of the Judahite “captains” who allied himself with Gedaliah and remained at Mizpah after Judah was deported to Babylon. He was a son of Hoshaiah the Maachathite (Jer. 40:8; 42:1). He is also called Jaazaniah (2 Kin. 25:23).
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