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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 - The sons of Pedaiah were Zerubbabel and Shimei. And the [fn]sons of Zerubbabel were Meshullam and Hananiah H2608, and Shelomith was their sister;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 3:21 - The [fn]sons of Hananiah H2608 were Pelatiah and Jeshaiah, the sons of Rephaiah, the sons of Arnan, the sons of Obadiah, the sons of Shecaniah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:24 - Hananiah H2608, Elam, Anthothijah,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:4 - Of Heman, the sons of Heman: Bukkiah, Mattaniah, [fn]Uzziel, [fn]Shebuel and Jerimoth, Hananiah H2608, Hanani, Eliathah, Giddalti and Romamti-ezer, Joshbekashah, Mallothi, Hothir, and Mahazioth.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:23 - for the sixteenth to Hananiah H2608, his sons and his relatives, twelve;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:11 - Moreover, Uzziah had an army ready for battle, which [fn]entered combat by divisions according to the number of their muster, [fn]recorded by Jeiel the scribe and Maaseiah the official, under the direction of Hananiah H2608, one of the king’s officers.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:28 - and of the sons of Bebai: Jehohanan, Hananiah H2608, Zabbai, and Athlai;
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:8 - Next to him Uzziel the son of Harhaiah of the goldsmiths made repairs. And next to him Hananiah H2608, one of the perfumers, made repairs, and they restored Jerusalem as far as the Broad Wall.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:30 - After him Hananiah H2608 the son of Shelemiah, and Hanun the sixth son of Zalaph, repaired another section. After him Meshullam the son of Berechiah carried out repairs in front of his own quarters.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:2 - then I put Hanani my brother, and Hananiah H2608 the commander of the citadel, in charge of Jerusalem, for he was a faithful man and feared God more than many.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 10:23 - Hoshea, Hananiah H2608, Hasshub,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:12 -

Now in the days of Joiakim, the priests, the heads of fathers’ households were: of Seraiah, Meraiah; of Jeremiah, Hananiah H2608;

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:41 - and the priests, Eliakim, Maaseiah, Miniamin, Micaiah, Elioenai, Zechariah, and Hananiah H2608, with the trumpets;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:1 -

Now in the same year, in the beginning of the reign of Zedekiah king of Judah, in the fourth year, in the fifth month, Hananiah H2608 the prophet the son of Azzur, who was from Gibeon, spoke to me at the house of the LORD in the sight of the priests and all the people, saying,

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:5 -

Then Jeremiah the prophet spoke to the prophet Hananiah H2608 in the sight of the priests and in the sight of all the people who were standing at the house of the LORD,

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:10 -

Then Hananiah H2608 the prophet took the yoke from the neck of Jeremiah the prophet and broke it.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:11 - Hananiah H2608 spoke in the sight of all the people, saying, “This is what the LORD says: ‘Even so within two full years I will break the yoke of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon from the neck of all the nations.’” Then Jeremiah the prophet went his way.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:12 -

Then the word of the LORD came to Jeremiah after Hananiah H2608 the prophet had broken the yoke from the neck of Jeremiah the prophet, saying,

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:13 - “Go and speak to Hananiah H2608, saying, ‘This is what the LORD says: “You have broken the yokes of wood, but in their place you have made yokes of iron.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:15 - Then Jeremiah the prophet said to Hananiah H2608 the prophet, “Listen now, Hananiah H2608: the LORD has not sent you, and you have made this people trust in a lie.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:17 -

So Hananiah H2608 the prophet died in the same year, in the seventh month.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 36:12 - he went down to the king’s house, into the scribe’s chamber. And behold, all the officials were sitting there—Elishama the scribe, Delaiah the son of Shemaiah, Elnathan the son of Achbor, Gemariah the son of Shaphan, Zedekiah the son of Hananiah H2608, and all the other officials.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 37:13 - While he was at the Gate of Benjamin, a captain of the guard whose name was Irijah, the son of Shelemiah the son of Hananiah H2608 was there; and he arrested Jeremiah the prophet, saying, “You are deserting to the Chaldeans!”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 1:6 - Now among them from the sons of Judah were Daniel, Hananiah H2608, Mishael, and Azariah.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 1:7 - Then the commander of the officials assigned new names to them; and to Daniel he assigned the name Belteshazzar, to Hananiah H2608 Shadrach, to Mishael Meshach, and to Azariah Abed-nego.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 1:11 - But Daniel said to the overseer whom the commander of the officials had appointed over Daniel, Hananiah H2608, Mishael, and Azariah,
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 1:19 - And the king talked with them, and out of them all not one was found like Daniel, Hananiah H2608, Mishael, and Azariah; so they [fn]entered the king’s personal service.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:17 -

Then Daniel went to his house and informed his friends, Hananiah H2608, Mishael and Azariah, about the matter,

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