Johanan (son of Azariah)
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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Johanan. Name meaning “Yahweh has been gracious.” It occurs in the alternate form of Jehohanan. The name John is derived from these names. Several men of this name appear in the OT.1. Son of Kareah (2 Kgs 25:23). Johanan was a Jewish leader, a contemporary of Jeremiah, and supportive of Gedaliah, the
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Johanan jō-haʹnən [Heb. yôḥānān—‘Yahweh has been gracious’; Gk. Iōanan]; AV Apoc. JOHANNES.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
JOHANAN Name meaning “Yahweh has been gracious.” It occurs also in the alternate form of Jehohanan. The name John is derived from these names. Several men of this name appear in the OT.1. Son of Kareah (2 Kgs 25:23). Johanan was a Jewish leader, a contemporary of Jeremiah, and supportive of Gedaliah,
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
JOHANAN1. One of the captains of the remnant that remained in Judah after the fall of Jerusalem. He led the others in warning Gedaliah of the danger to his life from Ishmael. After the governor had been slain, Johanan led the force that pursued Ishmael and recovered the captives taken. Fearful of what
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
JOHANAN (Heb. yôḥānān, ‘Yahweh is gracious’). A number of men are so called in the OT, the most notable being the son of Kareah. A Jewish leader who supported Gedaliah on the latter’s appointment as governor of Judah (2 Ki. 25:23; Je. 40:8) after the fall of Jerusalem, Johanan offered to kill Ishmael,
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Joha´nan (gift or grace of God).1. Son of Azariah and grandson of Ahimaaz the son of Zadok, and father of Azariah, 3. 1 Chron. 6:9, 10, Authorized Version.2. Son of Elioenai, the son of Neariah, the son of Shemaiah, in the line of Zerubbabel’s heirs. 1 Chron. 3:24. (b.c. after 406.)3. The son of Kareah,
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
JOHA´NAN (jō-haʹnan; contracted form of Jehohanan, “God is gracious”). In all but a few passages Johanan appears in the same verses in the KJV, NIV, and NASB. The exceptions are 1 Chron. 26:3; 2 Chron. 17:15; 23:1, where NASB Johanan replaces KJV and NIV Jehohanan (which see); and Ezra 10:6; Neh. 6:18,