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Jaazaniah

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible

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JAAZANIAH. 1. A Judæan, one of the military commanders who came to Mizpah to give in their allegiance to Gedaliah ( 2 Kings 25:23 = Jeremiah 40:8 Jezaniah ). 2. A chieftain of the clan of the Rechabites ( Jeremiah 35:3 ). 3. Son of Shaphan, who appeared in Ezekiel’s vision as ringleader of seventy of the elders of Israel in the practice of secret idolatry at Jerusalem ( Ezekiel 8:11 ). 4. Son of Azzur, against whose counsels Ezekiel was commanded to prophesy ( Ezekiel 11:1 ff.).

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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Jaazaniah'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​hdb/​j/jaazaniah.html. 1909.
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