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(Hebrews Baana', בִּעֲנָא, prob. for בֶּןאּעֲנָא ], son of affliction), the name of three or four men.
1. (Sept. Βανά .) Son of Ahilud, one of Solomon's twelve purveyors; his district comprised Taanach, Megiddo, and all Bethshean, with the adjacent region (1 Kings 4:12). B.C. 1012.
2. (Sept. Βαανᾶ .) Son of Hushai, another of Solomon's purveyors, having Asher and Bealoth (1 Kings 4:16, where, however, the name is incorrectly Anglicized "Baanah"). B.C. 1012.
3. (Sept. Βαανά .) Father of Zadok, which latter repaired a portion of the walls of Jerusalem on the return from Babylon, between the fish-gate and the oldgate (Nehemiah 3:4). B.C. 446.
4. (Βαανά.) One of those who returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel (1 Esdras 5:8); the BAANAH (See BAANAH) (q.v.) of the Hebrews text
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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Baana'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​tce/​b/baana.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.