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International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia


je-ho-ha'-nan (yehochanan, "Yahweh is (or has been) gracious"):

(1) A Korahite doorkeeper in David's reign, "son" of Meshelemiah (1Ch 26:3). Septuagint, Luc, has "Jehonathan."

(2) One of the five captains over King Jehoshaphat's army (2Ch 17:15), probably father of Ishmael, "son of Jehohanan" (2Ch 23:1).

(3) Ezr 10:6 (the King James Version has "Johnnan") =" Johanan" of Ne 12:22,23 =" Jonathan" of Ne 12:11, "son" of Eliashib (Ezr 10:6; but "grandson" in Ne 12:11). He was high priest in Ezra's time =" Jonas" in 1 Esdras 9:1 (the King James Version "Joanan").

(4) One of those who had married foreign wives (Ezr 10:28) =" Joannes" the Revised Version (British and American), "Johannes" the King James Version (1 Esdras 9:29).

(5) Son of Tobiah, the Ammonite, Nehemiah's opponent (Ne 6:18, the King James Version "Johanan").

(6) Head of the priestly family of Amariah (Ne 12:13).

(7) A priest present at the dedication of the walls of Jerusalem (Ne 12:42).

(8) The name in the Hebrew of 2Ch 28:12.

Written by David Francis Roberts


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