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).
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.
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
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 (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
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
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).
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,
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
Jehohanan—Jehovah-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.)