Hanani
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Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary
Hanani

my grace; my mercy

Smith's Bible Dictionary
Hanani

(gracious).

  1. One of the sons of Heman, and head of the eighteenth course of the service. (1 Chronicles 25:4,25)
  2. A seer who rebuked (B.C. 941) Asa king of Judah. (2 Chronicles 16:7) For this he was imprisoned. ver. 10 He or another Hanani was the father of Jehu the seer, who testified against Baasha, (1 Kings 16:1,7) and Jehoshaphat. (2 Chronicles 19:2; 20:34)
  3. One of the priests who in the time of Ezra had taken strange wives. (Ezra 10:20)
  4. A brother of Nehemiah, (Nehemiah 1:2) who was made governor of Jerusalem under Nehemiah. Ch. (Nehemiah 7:2)
  5. A priest mentioned in (Nehemiah 12:36)
ATS Bible Dictionary
Hanani

1. A seer in the time of Asa, 955-914 B. C. imprisoned for his fidelity. He was also the father of the prophet Jehu, 1 Kings 16:1-7 2 Chronicles 16:7-10 19:2:20:34.

2. A brother of Nehemiah, who brought to Babylon an account of the wretched state of the Jews then at Jerusalem, and afterwards had charge of the gates of the city, Nehemiah 1:1-3 7:2,3, B. C. 455.

Easton's Bible Dictionary
God has gratified me, or is gracious.

(1.) One of the sons of Heman (1 Chronicles 25:4, 25).

(2.) A prophet who was sent to rebuke king Asa for entering into a league with Benhadad I., king of Syria, against Judah (2 Chronicles 16:1-10). He was probably the father of the prophet Jehu (1 Kings 16:7).

(3.) Probably a brother of Nehemiah (Nehemiah 1:2; 7:2), who reported to him the melancholy condition of Jerusalem. Nehemiah afterwards appointed him to have charge of the city gates.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
HANANI

ha-na'-ni (chanani, "gracious"):

(1) A musician and son of Heman, David's seer, and head of one of the courses of the temple service (1 Chronicles 25:4, 25).

(2) A seer, the father of Jehu. He was cast into prison for his courage in rebuking Asa for relying on Syria (1 Kings 16:1, 7 2 Chronicles 19:2; 2 Chronicles 20:34).

(3) A priest, of the sons of Immer, who had married a foreign wife (Ezra 10:20).

(4) A brother or kinsman of Nehemiah who carried news of the condition of the Jews in Palestine to Susa and became one of the governors of Jerusalem (Nehemiah 1:2; Nehemiah 7:2).

(5) A priest and chief musician who took part in the dedication of the walls of Jerusalem (Nehemiah 12:36).

Byron H. Dement

Strong's Hebrew
2607. Chanani -- the name of several Israelites
... Chanani. 2608 . the name of several Israelites. Transliteration: Chanani Phonetic
Spelling: (khan-aw-nee') Short Definition: Hanani. ... NASB Word Usage Hanani (11 ...
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Library

The Kingdom Op Judah.
... His end was less good than his beginning; he made a league with the Syrians instead
of trusting to God; and threw the prophet Hanani into prison for having ...
//christianbookshelf.org/yonge/the chosen people/lesson vii the kingdom op.htm

'A Mirror for Magistrates'
... 'And Jehoshaphat the king of Judah returned to his house in peace to Jerusalem.2.
And Jehu the son of Hanani the seer went out to meet him, and said to king ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture g/a mirror for magistrates.htm

A Reformer's Schooling
... And it came to pass in the month Chislev, in the twentieth year, as I was in Shushan
the palace, 2. That Hanani, one of my brethren, came, he and certain men ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture g/a reformers schooling.htm

Overcoming Great Difficulties
... wall had been built and I had set up the doors, and the porters and the singers
and the Levites had been appointed, I placed my brother Hanani, the commander ...
/.../sherman/the childrens bible/overcoming great difficulties.htm

Nehemiah's Answer to a Call for Help
... In the twentieth year of Artaxerxes' reign, in the month of November, I((Nehemiah)
was in Shushan, the royal palace, when Hanani, one of my brothers, and ...
/.../sherman/the childrens bible/nehemiahs answer to a call.htm

National Apostasy
... This failure to trust God alone in time of need was sternly rebuked by Hanani
the prophet, who appeared before Asa with the message: ...
/.../white/the story of prophets and kings/chapter 8 national apostasy.htm

Formation and History of the Hebrew Canon.
... the reign of Abijah, "the story" (commentary) "of the prophet Iddo" (2:Chron.13:
22); for the reign of Jehoshaphat, "the book of Jehu the son of Hanani," who is ...
/.../barrows/companion to the bible/chapter xv formation and history.htm

Tiglath-Pileser iii. And the Organisation of the Assyrian Empire ...
... xv.1-8), and Hanani under Asa (2 Ghron. xvi.7-10), Jahaziel (2 Ghron. xx.14-19),
and Eliezer, son of Dodavahu (2 Ghron. xx.37), in the time of Johoshaphat. ...
/.../chapter iitiglath-pileser iii and the.htm

The Last Days of the Old Eastern World
History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 9. <. ...
/.../chapter iithe last days of 2.htm

Thesaurus
Hanani (11 Occurrences)
... gates. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. HANANI. ha-na ... 36). Byron H. Dement.
Multi-Version Concordance Hanani (11 Occurrences). 1 Kings ...
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Hanani'ah (28 Occurrences)
Hanani'ah. Hananiah, Hanani'ah. Hand . Multi-Version Concordance
Hanani'ah (28 Occurrences). 1 Chronicles 3:19 And the ...
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Hana'ni (11 Occurrences)
Hana'ni. Hanani, Hana'ni. Hananiah . ... 1 Kings 16:1 And the word of the LORD
came to Jehu the son of Hanani against Baasa, saying: (See RSV). ...
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Nehemiah (9 Occurrences)
... Through his brother Hanani, and perhaps from other sources (Nehemiah 1:2; 2:3),
he heard of the mournful and desolate condition of the Holy City, and was ...
/n/nehemiah.htm - 24k

Baasa (26 Occurrences)
... four years. (See JPS). 1 Kings 16:1 And the word of Jehovah came to Jehu
the son of Hanani against Baasha, saying, (See JPS). 1 Kings ...
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Ba'asha (26 Occurrences)
... four years. (See RSV). 1 Kings 16:1 The word of Yahweh came to Jehu the
son of Hanani against Baasha, saying, (See RSV). 1 Kings 16 ...
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Baasha (26 Occurrences)
... NIV). 1 Kings 16:1 The word of Yahweh came to Jehu the son of Hanani against
Baasha, saying, (WEB KJV ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV). 1 ...
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Prisoner (87 Occurrences)
... In the monarchical period, prophets who criticized the throne were put in prison,
eg Micaiah by Ahab (1 Kings 22:27), Hanani by Asa (2 Chronicles 16:10). ...
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Hananiah (28 Occurrences)
... 1 Chronicles 25:4 Of Heman; the sons of Heman: Bukkiah, Mattaniah, Uzziel, Shebuel,
and Jerimoth, Hananiah, Hanani, Eliathah, Giddalti, and Romamti-Ezer ...
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Seer (21 Occurrences)
... 2 Chronicles 16:7 At that time Hanani the seer came to Asa king of Judah, and said
to him, Because you have relied on the king of Syria, and have not relied on ...
/s/seer.htm - 17k

Concordance
Hanani (11 Occurrences)

1 Kings 16:1
The word of Yahweh came to Jehu the son of Hanani against Baasha, saying,
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

1 Kings 16:7
Moreover by the prophet Jehu the son of Hanani came the word of Yahweh against Baasha, and against his house, both because of all the evil that he did in the sight of Yahweh, to provoke him to anger with the work of his hands, in being like the house of Jeroboam, and because he struck him.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

1 Chronicles 25:4
Of Heman; the sons of Heman: Bukkiah, Mattaniah, Uzziel, Shebuel, and Jerimoth, Hananiah, Hanani, Eliathah, Giddalti, and Romamti-Ezer, Joshbekashah, Mallothi, Hothir, Mahazioth.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Chronicles 25:25
for the eighteenth to Hanani, his sons and his brothers, twelve:
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

2 Chronicles 16:7
At that time Hanani the seer came to Asa king of Judah, and said to him, Because you have relied on the king of Syria, and have not relied on Yahweh your God, therefore is the army of the king of Syria escaped out of your hand.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

2 Chronicles 19:2
Jehu the son of Hanani the seer went out to meet him, and said to king Jehoshaphat, Should you help the wicked, and love those who hate Yahweh? for this thing wrath is on you from before Yahweh.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

2 Chronicles 20:34
Now the rest of the acts of Jehoshaphat, first and last, behold, they are written in the history of Jehu the son of Hanani, which is inserted in the book of the kings of Israel.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Ezra 10:20
Of the sons of Immer: Hanani and Zebadiah.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Nehemiah 1:2
that Hanani, one of my brothers, came, he and certain men out of Judah; and I asked them concerning the Jews who had escaped, who were left of the captivity, and concerning Jerusalem.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Nehemiah 7:2
that I put my brother Hanani, and Hananiah the governor of the castle, in charge of Jerusalem; for he was a faithful man, and feared God above many.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Nehemiah 12:36
and his brothers, Shemaiah, and Azarel, Milalai, Gilalai, Maai, Nethanel, and Judah, Hanani, with the musical instruments of David the man of God; and Ezra the scribe was before them.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Subtopics

Hanani

Hanani: A Brother of Nehemiah and Keeper of the Gates of Jerusalem

Hanani: A Priest

Hanani: A Priest and Musician

Hanani: A Prophet Who Rebuked Asa, King of Judah

Hanani: Father of Jehu the Prophet

Hanani: Son of Heman

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Mahazioth (2 Occurrences)

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Azarael (1 Occurrence)

Amariah (14 Occurrences)

Az'arel (6 Occurrences)

Azarel (6 Occurrences)

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Survived (15 Occurrences)

Shebu'el (1 Occurrence)

Shebuel (3 Occurrences)

Shubael (4 Occurrences)

Benhadad (24 Occurrences)

Uzziel (17 Occurrences)

Evil-doers (122 Occurrences)

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