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ha'-nan (chanan, "gracious"):
(1) A chief of the tribe of Benjamin (1 Ch 8:23).
(2) The youngest son of Azel, a descendant of Saul (1 Ch 8:38; 9:44).
(3) One of David's mighty men of valor (1 Ch 11:43).
(4) The head of a family of the Nethinim who returned with Zerubbabel (Ezr 2:46; Neh 7:49).
(5) An assistant of Ezra in expounding the law (Neh 8:7). Possibly the same person is referred to in Neh 10:10 (11).
(6) One of the four treasurers put in charge of the tithes by Nehemiah (Neh 13:13).
(7,8) Two who "sealed the covenant" on the eve of the restoration (Neh 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).
Byron H. Dement
Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Definition for 'hanan'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". - ISBE; 1915.

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