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Easton's Bible Dictionary


merciful. (1.) A Benjamite (1Ch 8:23). (2.) One of David's heroes (1Ch 11:43). (3.) Jer 35:4. (4.) A descendant of Saul (1Ch 8:38). (5.) One of the Nethinim (Ezr 2:46). (6.) One of the Levites who assisted Ezra (Neh 8:7). (7.) One of the chiefs who subscribed the covenant (Neh 10:22).

Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary


full of grace

International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia


ha'-nan (chanan, "gracious"):

(1) A chief of the tribe of Benjamin (1Ch 8:23).

(2) The youngest son of Azel, a descendant of Saul (1Ch 8:38; 9:44).

(3) One of David's mighty men of valor (1Ch 11:43).

(4) The head of a family of the Nethinim who returned with Zerubbabel (Ezr 2:46; Ne 7:49).

(5) An assistant of Ezra in expounding the law (Ne 8:7). Possibly the same person is referred to in Ne 10:10 (11).

(6) One of the four treasurers put in charge of the tithes by Nehemiah (Ne 13:13).

(7,8) Two who "sealed the covenant" on the eve of the restoration (Ne 10:22 (23), 26 (27)).

(9) A son of Igdaliah, "the man of God," whose sons had a chamber in the temple at Jerusalem (Jer 35:4).

Written by Byron H. Dement

Smith's Bible Dictionary



(1.) One of the chief people of the tribe of Benjamin (1 Chronicles 8:23).

(2.) The last of the six sons of Azel, a descendant of Saul (1 Chronicles 8:38; 9:44). (B.C. 588)

(3.) "Son of Maachah," i.e. possibly a Syrian of Aram‐maachah, one of the heroes of David's guard (1 Chronicles 11:43). (B.C. 1046)

(4.) The sons of Hanan were among the Nethinim who returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:46; Nehemiah 7:49). (B.C. 536)

(5.) One of the Levites who assisted Ezra in his public exposition of the law (Nehemiah 8:7). (B.C. 446) The same person is probably mentioned in Nehemiah 10:10.

(6.) One of the "heads" of "the people," who also sealed the covenant (Nehemiah 10:22). (B.C. 410)

(7.) Another of the chief laymen on the same occasion (Nehemiah 10:26).

(8.) Son of Zaccur, son of Mattaniah, whom Nehemiah made one of the store. keepers of the provisions collected as tithes (Nehemiah 13:13).

(9.) Son of Igdaliah (Jeremiah 35:4). (B.C. 410)


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