Johanan (Ezr. 8:12)
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Johanan, Son of Hakkatan
Johanan, Son of Hakkatan (יוֹחָנָן‎, yochanan). Also called Jehohanan. A leader of the family of Azgad who returned from exile with Ezra, leading a group of 110 men (Ezra 8:12).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Johanan (Person)
JOHANAN (PERSON) [Heb yôḥānān (יֹוחָנָן)]. A relatively common name in the Hebrew Bible meaning “Yahweh is or has been gracious.”1. One of the Benjaminites who joined David’s forces at Ziklag when he was fleeing from Saul according to 1 Chr 12:5—Eng 12:4. By means of this list the Chronicler makes
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
8. A returned exile (Ezr. 8:12)=Joannes (1 Esd. 8:38; AV Johannes; NEB Joannes).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Johanan (joh-hay´nuhn; Heb., “the Lord shows favor”; cf. John).1 The eldest son of Josiah (1 Chron. 3:15).2 A descendant of the Davidic family, the son of Elioenai (1 Chron. 3:24).3 A member of the priestly line of Zadok (1 Chron. 6:9–10).4 One of David’s warriors (1 Chron. 12:4), possibly the same
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Johanan (Heb. yôḥānān)1. The son of Kareah; one of the Judean commanders who had eluded Nebuchadnezzar’s army before finally submitting to the pro-Babylonian governor Gedaliah at Mizpah (2 Kgs. 25:23–24; Jer. 40:8). Johanan reported to Gedaliah that Ishmael planned to assassinate him, but Gedaliah
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
JOANNES<jo-an’-es>, <jo-an’-ez> ([ Ἰωάννης, Ioannes]; the King James Version, Johannes):1. Son of Acatan (1 Esdras 8:38), called also “Johanan” in Ezr 8:12.2. Son of Bebai (1 Esdras 9:29), called “Jehohanan” in Ezr 10:28.
Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, Volumes I–III
JOANNES, jurists. 1. Comes Sacrarii, under Theodosius the younger, was one of the nine commissioners appointed by that emperor in a. d. 429 to compile codes of law upon a plan which was subsequently abandoned. He was not, however, afterwards employed in compiling the Theodosian code, of which a great
JOANNES (Ἰωάννης), Literary and Ecclesiastical. The index to the Bibliotheca Graeca of Fabricius contains a list of about two hundred persons by whom this name was borne; and many more are recorded by the Byzantine historians, or noticed in the Bibliotheca Orientalis of Assemani, the Historia Litteraria
A Dictionary of Christian Biography, Literature, Sects and Doctrines, Volumes I–IV
Joannes (468)
JOANNES (468), the name of two of the clergy of Rome who followed the party of Rusticus and Sebastianus against pope Vigilius. (Mansi, viii. 359 a; Baron. ann. 548 ii., 550 xxxiv.) [Importunus (4).][C. H.]
Joannes (519)
JOANNES (519), the name of several anchorites and others in Palestine, Syria, and Egypt, mentioned by John Moschus in his Pratum Spirituale (Pat. Gr. lxxxvii. pt. 3; Pat. Lat. lxxiv.); viz.—i. an aged anchorite in the monastery of Eustorgius in the Jordan wilderness, cir. 500 (Prat. cap. 1). He afterwards
Joannes (532)
JOANNES (532), the name of several monks at the seventh synod, 787, viz.:—i. The presbyter and syncellus of Theodore patriarch of Antioch and of Elias patriarch of Jerusalem, his colleague Thomas representing Politianus pope of Alexandria. Ignatius in his life of Tarasius (cap. v. § 19) makes this distinction,
Joannes (534)
JOANNES (534), the name of two martyrs under Sapor II., recorded without a commemoration day in the Ancient Syrian Martyrology of Wright. (Journ. Sac. Lit. Jan. 1866, p. 432.)[G. T. S.]
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
JOANNES, jō̇-anʹes, jō̇-anʹēz (Ἰωάννης, Iōánnēs; AV Johannes):(1) Son of Acatan (1 Esd 8:38), called also “Johanan” in Ezr 8:12.(2) Son of Bebai (1 Esd 9:29), called “Jehohanan” in Ezr 10:28.
All the People in the Bible: An A–Z Guide to the Saints, Scoundrels, and Other Characters in Scripture
Johanan [jō-han-un] (יוחנן, “Yahweh Has Been Gracious”) (1) a Benjaminite who defected to David at Ziklag (1 Chron. 12:4) (2) a Gadite who defected to David at Ziklag (1 Chron. 12:12) (3) a priest, the son (or descendant) of a priest Azariah (9) in the time of Solomon (1 Chron. 6:9) (4) an Ephraimite;
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
JOHANAN joh-hay´nuhn [יוֹחָנָןyokhanan; Ἰωανάν Iōanan, Ἰωάνης Iōanēs]. Means “the Lord is gracious” or “the Lord has shown favor.” 1. The oldest son of King Josiah (1 Chr 3:15). Perhaps he died young since it appears he did not succeed his father.2. A son of Elioenai in the Davidic family (1 Chr
See also
Hakkatan Father