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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #02607 - חֲנָנִי

Word Origin
from (02603)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Hanani = “gracious”

1) one of the sons of Heman, a chief musician of David, and head of the 18th course of the service

2) a seer who rebuked Asa, king of Judah, and was imprisoned

2a) maybe, father of Jehu the seer who testified against Baasha

3) one of the priests who in the time of Ezra took a foreign wife

4) brother of Nehemiah whom Nehemiah appointed governor of Jerusalem

5) another priest who was the chief musician under Nehemiah

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (11) NAS (11) HCS (11)
1 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 2
2 Chronicles 3
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 3
1 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 2
2 Chronicles 3
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 3
1 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 2
2 Chronicles 3
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 3
n-p 11
n-p 7
n-p 7

Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 חֲנָנִי proper name, masculine (perhaps abbreviated from following); —

1 father of the prophet Jehu 1 Kings 16:1,7; 2 Chronicles 16:7; 19:2; 20:34.

2 brother of Nehemiah Nehemiah 1:2; Nehemiah 7:2.

3 a chief musician of David 1 Chronicles 25:4,25.

4 a chief musician in time of Nehemiah Nehemiah 12:36.

5 a priest of Ezra's time Ezra 10:20.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

חֲנָנִי (“favourable” [perhaps contracted from חֲנַנְיָה; see Thes.]), [Hanani], pr.n. m.

(1) of a prophet, the father of Jehu, 1 Kings 16:1; 2 Chronicles 16:7.

(2) of a brother of Nehemiah, Nehemiah 1:2, 7:2 also of others.

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List of Word Forms
חֲנָ֔נִי חֲנָ֖נִי חֲנָ֗נִי חֲנָ֘נִי֮ חֲנָ֜נִי חֲנָ֣נִי חנני לַחֲנָ֔נִי לחנני chaNani ḥă·nā·nî ḥănānî la·ḥă·nā·nî lachaNani laḥănānî
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