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Strong's #2586 - חָנוּן

Root Word (Etymology)
from (H2603)
Parts of Speech
proper masculine noun
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Hanun = “gracious”

1) son of Nahash and king of Ammon who dishonoured David’s ambassadors and lost the subsequent war with David

2) a man who, with the people of Zanoah, repaired the ravine gate in the wall of Jerusalem

3) the 6th son of Zalaph, who also assisted in the repair of the wall of Jerusalem, apparently on the east side

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (11)
2 Samuel 4
1 Chronicles 5
Nehemiah 2
NAS (11)
2 Samuel 4
1 Chronicles 5
Nehemiah 2
HCS (10)
2 Samuel 4
1 Chronicles 4
Nehemiah 2
BSB (11)
2 Samuel 4
1 Chronicles 5
Nehemiah 2
ESV (11)
2 Samuel 4
1 Chronicles 5
Nehemiah 2
WEB (11)
2 Samuel 4
1 Chronicles 5
Nehemiah 2
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 חָנוּן ( favoured; compare Assyrian –anunu, king of Gaza COT on 2 Kings 15:29); —

1 an Ammonite king 2 Samuel 10:1,2,3,4; 1 Chronicles 19:2 (twice in verse); 1 Chronicles 19:3,4,6.

2 Jewish chiefs, contemporaries of Nehemiah:

a. Nehemiah 3:18.

b. Nehemiah 3:30.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

חָנוּן (“gracious” [“whom God pities”]), [Hanun], pr.n.

(1) of a king of the Ammonites, 2 Samuel 10:1; 1 Chronicles 19:2.

(2)  Nehemiah 3:30.

(3)  Nehemiah 3:13.

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List of Word Forms
וְחָנ֧וּן וחנון חָ֠נוּן חָנ֖וּן חָנ֜וּן חָנ֣וּן חָנ֥וּן חָנוּן֮ חנון לְחָנ֗וּן לחנון chaNun ḥā·nūn ḥānūn lə·ḥā·nūn lechaNun ləḥānūn vechaNun wə·ḥā·nūn wəḥānūn
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