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Who is Johanan?
        (to whom Jehovah is merciful). 1. One of the captains of the army of Judah who came with their men unto Gedaliah, whom Nebuchadnezzar had appointed governor, and declared themselves "servants of the Chaldees." 2 Kgs 25:23-26. Having heard of the intention of Ishmael to kill Gedaliah he told the governor, at the same time requesting permission to kill Ishmael, but Gedaliah did not believe the report, and accused Johanan of lying. After Gedaliah was assassinated Johanan again took the lead, regathered the fugitives, and, although warned by Jeremiah against going down to Egypt, carried off the prophet and other Jews into that land, where he died. Jer 40:7-10; Jer 41, Jer 42, and Jer 43. 1. One of Josiah's sons. 1 Chr 3:15. 2. One of David's posterity. 1 Chr 3:24. 3. Son of Azariah, of the high-priestly line. 1 Chr 6:9-10 5., 6. A Benjamite and a Gadite who came to David at Ziklag. 1 Chr 12:4, 1 Chr 12:12. 1. The father of an Ephraimite chief in the reign of Ahaz. 2 Chr 28:12. 2. One who returned with Ezra. Ezr 8:12. 3. One of the chief Levites, in whose chamber Ezra mourned for the transgressions of the captives. Ezr 10:6; Neh 12:23. 4. The son-in-law of Meshullam. Neh 6:18.

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Schaff, Philip, Dr. "Biblical Definition for 'johanan' in Schaffs Bible Dictionary". - Schaff's

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