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JOHANAN. 1. 2 Kings 25:23 , Jeremiah 40:8 to Jeremiah 43:5 , the son of Kareah, chief of ‘the captains of the forces,’ who after the fall of Jerusalem joined Gedaliah at Mizpah. After the murder of Gedaliah he pursued Ishmael and the other conspirators, recovered the captives, and, in spite of the protest of Jeremiah, carried them to Egypt. 2. A son of Josiah ( 1 Chronicles 3:15 ). 3. 1 Chronicles 3:24 a post-exilic prince of the line of David. 4. 1 Chronicles 6:9-10 a high priest. 5. 6. 1 Chronicles 12:4; 1 Chronicles 12:12 two warriors who came to David to Ziklag, a Benjamite and a Gadite respectively. 7. Ezra 8:12 ( Joannes , 1Es 8:38 ) one of those who returned with Ezra 8:1-36 . 2 Chronicles 28:12 an Ephraimite. 9. See Jonathan, No. 7, and Jehohanan, No. 3.

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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Johanan'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. 1909.

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