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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. The sons of Zerubbabel were Meshullam and Hananiah. (Their sister was Shelomith.)
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 3:21 - The sons of Hananiah were Pelatiah and Jeshaiah. Jeshaiah’s son was Rephaiah. Rephaiah’s son was Arnan. Arnan’s son was Obadiah. Obadiah’s son was Shecaniah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:24 - Hananiah, Elam, Anthothijah,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:4 - From the sons of Heman, there were Bukkiah, Mattaniah, Uzziel, Shubael,[fn] Jerimoth, Hananiah, Hanani, Eliathah, Giddalti, Romamti-ezer, Joshbekashah, Mallothi, Hothir, and Mahazioth.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:23 - The sixteenth lot fell to Hananiah and twelve of his sons and relatives.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:11 - Uzziah had an army of well-trained warriors, ready to march into battle, unit by unit. This army had been mustered and organized by Jeiel, the secretary of the army, and his assistant, Maaseiah. They were under the direction of Hananiah, one of the king’s officials.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:28 - From the family of Bebai: Jehohanan, Hananiah, Zabbai, and Athlai.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:8 - Next was Uzziel son of Harhaiah, a goldsmith by trade, who also worked on the wall. Beyond him was Hananiah, a manufacturer of perfumes. They left out a section of Jerusalem as they built the Broad Wall.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:30 - Next Hananiah son of Shelemiah and Hanun, the sixth son of Zalaph, repaired another section, while Meshullam son of Berekiah rebuilt the wall across from where he lived.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:2 - I gave the responsibility of governing Jerusalem to my brother Hanani, along with Hananiah, the commander of the fortress, for he was a faithful man who feared God more than most.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 10:23 - Hoshea, Hananiah, Hasshub,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:12 - Now when Joiakim was high priest, the family leaders of the priests were as follows:
Meraiah was leader of the family of Seraiah.
Hananiah was leader of the family of Jeremiah.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:41 - We went together with the trumpet-playing priests—Eliakim, Maaseiah, Miniamin, Micaiah, Elioenai, Zechariah, and Hananiah—
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:1 - One day in late summer[fn] of that same year—the fourth year of the reign of Zedekiah, king of Judah—Hananiah son of Azzur, a prophet from Gibeon, addressed me publicly in the Temple while all the priests and people listened. He said,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:5 - Jeremiah responded to Hananiah as they stood in front of all the priests and people at the Temple.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:10 - Then Hananiah the prophet took the yoke off Jeremiah’s neck and broke it in pieces.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:11 - And Hananiah said again to the crowd that had gathered, “This is what the LORD says: ‘Just as this yoke has been broken, within two years I will break the yoke of oppression from all the nations now subject to King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon.’” With that, Jeremiah left the Temple area.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:12 - Soon after this confrontation with Hananiah, the LORD gave this message to Jeremiah:
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:13 - “Go and tell Hananiah, ‘This is what the LORD says: You have broken a wooden yoke, but you have replaced it with a yoke of iron.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:15 - Then Jeremiah the prophet said to Hananiah, “Listen, Hananiah! The LORD has not sent you, but the people believe your lies.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:17 - Two months later[fn] the prophet Hananiah died.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 36:12 - he went down to the secretary’s room in the palace where the administrative officials were meeting. Elishama the secretary was there, along with Delaiah son of Shemaiah, Elnathan son of Acbor, Gemariah son of Shaphan, Zedekiah son of Hananiah, and all the other officials.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 37:13 - But as he was walking through the Benjamin Gate, a sentry arrested him and said, “You are defecting to the Babylonians!” The sentry making the arrest was Irijah son of Shelemiah, grandson of Hananiah.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 1:6 - Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah were four of the young men chosen, all from the tribe of Judah.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 1:7 - The chief of staff renamed them with these Babylonian names:
Daniel was called Belteshazzar.
Hananiah was called Shadrach.
Mishael was called Meshach.
Azariah was called Abednego.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 1:11 - Daniel spoke with the attendant who had been appointed by the chief of staff to look after Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 1:19 - The king talked with them, and no one impressed him as much as Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah. So they entered the royal service.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:17 - Then Daniel went home and told his friends Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah what had happened.
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