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Joannan
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Joannan
Joannan The father of Mattathias and grandfather of Judas Maccabeus (1 Macc 2:1).
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Joannan
JoannanJoannan (joh-anʹuhn; rsv: ‘John’), 1 Father of Mattathias Hashmon, whose resistance to the Syrian officials began the Maccabean revolt. 2 Also, the first son of Mattathias (1 Macc. 2:1–2, kjv). See also John; Maccabees.