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Lexicon :: Strong's H2608 - ḥănanyâ

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

חֲנַנְיָה Chănanyâh, khan-an-yaw'; or חֲנַנְיָהוּ Chănanyâhûw; from H2603 and H3050; Jah has favored; Chananjah, the name of thirteen Israelites:—Hananiah.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 29x

The KJV translates Strong's H2608 in the following manner: Hananiah (29x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 29x
The KJV translates Strong's H2608 in the following manner: Hananiah (29x).
  1. Hananiah = "God has favoured"

    1. the godly friend of Daniel whom Nebuchadnezzar renamed Shadrach; one of the three friends who with Daniel refused to make themselves unclean by eating food from the king's table which went against the dietary laws which God had given the Jews; also one of the three who were thrown into the fiery furnace for refusing to bow down to a graven image of Nebuchadnezzar and who were saved by the angel of the Lord. See also, 'Shadrach' (H7714 or H7715)

    2. one of the 14 sons of Heman and chief of the 16th course

    3. a general in the army of King Uzziah

    4. father of Zedekiah in the time of Jehoiakim

    5. son of Azur, a Benjamite of Gibeon and a false prophet in the reign of Zedekiah king of Judah

    6. grandfather of Irijah, the captain of the ward at the gate of Benjamin who arrested Jeremiah on the charge of deserting to the Chaldeans

    7. a head of a Benjamite house

    8. son of Zerubbabel from whom Christ derived His descent also called 'Joanna' by Luke

    9. one of the sons of Bebai who returned with Ezra from Babylon

    10. a priest, one of the makers of the sacred ointments and incense, who built a portion of the wall of Jerusalem in the days of Nehemiah

    11. head of the priestly course of Jeremiah in the days of Joiakim

    12. ruler of the palace at Jerusalem under Nehemiah and also, along with Hanani, the Tirshatha's brother, entrusted with the arrangements of guarding the gates of Jerusalem

    13. Two post exilic Israelites

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חֲנַנְיָה Chănanyâh, khan-an-yaw'; or חֲנַנְיָהוּ Chănanyâhûw; from H2603 and H3050; Jah has favored; Chananjah, the name of thirteen Israelites:—Hananiah.
STRONGS H2608: Abbreviations
חֲנַנְיָ֫הוּ, חֲנַנְיָה proper name, masculine (י׳ hath been gracious) — Greek Version of the LXX Ἀνανίας; חֲנַנְיָהוּ : (compare חנניהו on Israel. Seal, GanneauJas Fev-Mars 1883, 128, No.1) —
1. father of a prince under Jehoiakim Jeremiah 36:12.
2. captain of Uzziah's army 2 Chronicles 26:11.
3. chief of one of the divisions musicians of David 1 Chronicles 25:23חֲנַנְיָה 1 Chronicles 25:4. — חֲנַנְיָה :
4. a false prophet of Jeremiah's time Jeremiah 28:1, 5, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15 (twice in verse); Jeremiah 28:17.
5. one of the three companions of Daniel Daniel 1:6, 7, 11, 19.
6. grandfather of an officer of the guard in Jeremiah's time Jeremiah 37:13.
7. a son of Zerubbabel 1 Chronicles 3:19, 21.
8. a Benjamite 1 Chronicles 8:24.
9..various post-exilic persons.

Biblical Aramaic

חֲנַנְיָה proper name, masculine (=Biblical Hebrew id. 5); — Daniel 2:17.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Chronicles

3:19; 3:21; 8:24; 25:4; 25:23

2 Chronicles





3:8; 3:30; 7:2; 10:24; 12:12; 12:41


28:1; 28:5; 28:10; 28:11; 28:12; 28:13; 28:15; 28:17; 36:12; 37:13


1:6; 1:7; 1:11; 1:19; 2:17


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2608 matches the Hebrew חֲנַנְיָה (ḥănanyâ),
which occurs 29 times in 28 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 3:19 - And the sons of Pedaiah were, Zerubbabel, and Shimei: and the sons of Zerubbabel; Meshullam, and Hananiah, H2608 and Shelomith their sister:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 3:21 - And the sons of Hananiah; H2608 Pelatiah, and Jesaiah: the sons of Rephaiah, the sons of Arnan, the sons of Obadiah, the sons of Shechaniah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:24 - And Hananiah, H2608 and Elam, and Antothijah,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:4 - Of Heman: the sons of Heman; Bukkiah, Mattaniah, Uzziel, Shebuel, and Jerimoth, Hananiah, H2608 Hanani, Eliathah, Giddalti, and Romamtiezer, Joshbekashah, Mallothi, Hothir, and Mahazioth:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:23 - The sixteenth to Hananiah, H2608 he, his sons, and his brethren, were twelve:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:11 - Moreover Uzziah had an host of fighting men, that went out to war by bands, according to the number of their account by the hand of Jeiel the scribe and Maaseiah the ruler, under the hand of Hananiah, H2608 one of the king's captains.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:28 - Of the sons also of Bebai; Jehohanan, Hananiah, H2608 Zabbai, and Athlai.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:8 - Next unto him repaired Uzziel the son of Harhaiah, of the goldsmiths. Next unto him also repaired Hananiah H2608 the son of one of the apothecaries, and they fortified Jerusalem unto the broad wall.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:30 - After him repaired Hananiah H2608 the son of Shelemiah, and Hanun the sixth son of Zalaph, another piece. After him repaired Meshullam the son of Berechiah over against his chamber.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:2 - That I gave my brother Hanani, and Hananiah H2608 the ruler of the palace, charge over Jerusalem: for he was a faithful man, and feared God above many.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 10:23 - Hoshea, Hananiah, H2608 Hashub,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:12 - And in the days of Joiakim were priests, the chief of the fathers: of Seraiah, Meraiah; of Jeremiah, Hananiah; H2608
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:41 - And the priests; Eliakim, Maaseiah, Miniamin, Michaiah, Elioenai, Zechariah, and Hananiah, H2608 with trumpets;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:1 - And it came to pass the same year, in the beginning of the reign of Zedekiah king of Judah, in the fourth year, and in the fifth month, that Hananiah H2608 the son of Azur the prophet, which was of Gibeon, spake unto me in the house of the LORD, in the presence of the priests and of all the people, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:5 - Then the prophet Jeremiah said unto the prophet Hananiah H2608 in the presence of the priests, and in the presence of all the people that stood in the house of the LORD,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:10 - Then Hananiah H2608 the prophet took the yoke from off the prophet Jeremiah's neck, and brake it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:11 - And Hananiah H2608 spake in the presence of all the people, saying, Thus saith the LORD; Even so will I break the yoke of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon from the neck of all nations within the space of two full years. And the prophet Jeremiah went his way.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:12 - Then the word of the LORD came unto Jeremiah the prophet, after that Hananiah H2608 the prophet had broken the yoke from off the neck of the prophet Jeremiah, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:13 - Go and tell Hananiah, H2608 saying, Thus saith the LORD; Thou hast broken the yokes of wood; but thou shalt make for them yokes of iron.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:15 - Then said the prophet Jeremiah unto Hananiah H2608 the prophet, Hear now, Hananiah; H2608 The LORD hath not sent thee; but thou makest this people to trust in a lie.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:17 - So Hananiah H2608 the prophet died the same year in the seventh month.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 36:12 - Then he went down into the king's house, into the scribe's chamber: and, lo, all the princes sat there, even Elishama the scribe, and Delaiah the son of Shemaiah, and Elnathan the son of Achbor, and Gemariah the son of Shaphan, and Zedekiah the son of Hananiah, H2608 and all the princes.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 37:13 - And when he was in the gate of Benjamin, a captain of the ward was there, whose name was Irijah, the son of Shelemiah, the son of Hananiah; H2608 and he took Jeremiah the prophet, saying, Thou fallest away to the Chaldeans.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 1:6 - Now among these were of the children of Judah, Daniel, Hananiah, H2608 Mishael, and Azariah:
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 1:7 - Unto whom the prince of the eunuchs gave names: for he gave unto Daniel the name of Belteshazzar; and to Hananiah, H2608 of Shadrach; and to Mishael, of Meshach; and to Azariah, of Abednego.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 1:11 - Then said Daniel to Melzar, whom the prince of the eunuchs had set over Daniel, Hananiah, H2608 Mishael, and Azariah,
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 1:19 - And the king communed with them; and among them all was found none like Daniel, Hananiah, H2608 Mishael, and Azariah: therefore stood they before the king.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:17 - Then Daniel went to his house, and made the thing known to Hananiah, H2608 Mishael, and Azariah, his companions:
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