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Johanan (Ne. 12:42)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jehohanan, Descendant of Bebai
Jehohanan, Descendant of Bebai (יְהוֹחָנָן‎, yehochanan). A member of the family of Bebai in the postexilic Jewish community. Jehohanan was listed among those who agreed to Ezra’s demand to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:28).
Johanan of
Johanan of Nehemiah 12:42 (יְהוֹחָנָן‎, yehochanan). Also called Jehohanan. A priest who was listed among those present at the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem following the Babylonian exile (Neh 12:42).
Johanan the Commander
Johanan the Commander (יְהוֹחָנָן‎, yehochanan). Also called Jehohanan. A commander in King Jehoshaphat’s army (2 Chr 17:15).
Johanan the Gatekeeper
Johanan the Gatekeeper (יְהוֹחָנָן‎, yehochanan). Sometimes called Jehohanan. A gatekeeper during the reign of David. The sixth son of Meshelemiah (1 Chr 26:3).
Johanan, Father of Ishmael
Johanan, Father of Ishmael (יְהוֹחָנָן‎, yehochanan). Also called Jehohanan. Father of Ishmael, one of the commanders who helped remove Queen Athaliah from power (2 Chr 23:1).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jehohanan (Person)
JEHOHANAN (PERSON) [Heb yĕhôḥānān (יְהֹוחָנָן)]. Eight persons in the OT bear this name, which means “Yahweh has been gracious.” It also appears in the Elephantine papyri in CAP 30.18 and 31.17 (see 4. below). It is normally rendered in Gk Iōanan, although 1 Esdr 9:29 see #5 below) reads Iōannēs.
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jehohanan
Jehohanan. 1. Levite of the family of Korah who was a gatekeeper of the sanctuary during David’s reign (1 Chr 26:3).2. Commander of thousands in King Jehoshaphat’s army (2 Chr 17:15).3. Father of Ishmael, commander of a unit of soldiers who helped the priest Jehoiada overthrow the wicked queen Athaliah
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jehohanan
Jehohanan jə-hō-hāʹnən [Heb. yehôḥānān—‘Yahweh is (or has been) gracious’].
Jehohanan
7. A priest present at the dedication of the walls of Jerusalem (Neh. 12:42).D. F. Roberts
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jehohanan
JEHOHANAN1. Korahite Levite who was a gatekeeper of the sanctuary during David’s reign (1 Chr 26:3).2. Commander of thousands in King Jehoshaphat’s army (2 Chr 17:15).3. Father of Ishmael, commander of a unit of soldiers who helped the priest Jehoiada overthrow the wicked queen Athaliah of Judah (2
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Jehohanan
Jehohanan (jee´hoh-hay´nuhn; Heb., “the Lord is gracious”).1 A Levite from the line of Korah who was one of the gatekeepers in David’s tabernacle (1 Chron. 26:3).2 A captain under the Judean king Jehoshaphat (2 Chron. 17:15).3 The son of Bebai; he divorced his foreign wife in response to Ezra’s postexilic
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jehohanan
JEHOHANAN1. The sixth son of Meshelemiah, a Levite, in the days of David. He was appointed to the office of porter or doorkeeper in the temple (1 Chr 26:3).2. One of the chief generals of the army of Judah in the days of Jehoshaphat. He commanded a corps of 280,000 (2 Chr 17:15). It was probably his
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jehohanan
Jehohanan (Heb. yĕhôḥānān)1. A Korahite Levite gatekeeper of the temple (1 Chr. 26:3).2. One of three Judahite “commanders of thousands” in King Jehoshaphat’s army (2 Chr. 17:15).3. The father of Ishmael, “commander of a hundred” who joined Jehoiada’s coup against Queen Athaliah (2 Chr. 23:1).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jehohanan
Jehohanan [jēˊhō hăˊnən] (Heb. yehôḥānān “Yahweh is gracious”).†
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jehohanan
Jeho´hanan (whom Jehovah gave), a name of which John is the contraction.1. A Korhite Levite, one of the doorkeepers to the tabernacle. 1 Chron. 26:3; comp. 25:1. (b.c. 1014.)2. One of the principal men of Judah under King Jehoshaphat. 2 Chron. 17:15; comp. 13 and 19. (b.c. 910.)3. Father of Ishmael,
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Jehohanan
JEHOHA´NAN (je-hō-haʹnan; “Jehovah is favorable”). Jehohanan and Johanan appear in the KJV, NIV, and NASB but not always in the same verses. Jehohanan is in the KJV, NIV, and NASB of Ezra 10:28; Neh. 12:13, 42; it is in the NASB and NIV of Ezra 10:6; Neh. 6:18, where it replaces KJV Johanan; and it
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Jehohanan
JehohananJehovah-granted, Jeroboam II. (1.) A Korhite, the head of one of the divisions of the temple porters (1 Chr. 26:3).(2.) One of Jehoshaphat’s “captains” (2 Chr. 17:15).(3.) The father of Azariah (2 Chr. 28:12).(4.) The son of Tobiah, an enemy of the Jews (Neh. 6:18).(5.) Neh. 12:42.(6.)
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