Hanani (Huh-nay´ni; Heb., a shortened form of Hananiah, “God has favored me [with a child]”)

1 A musician, the son of Heman, a contemporary of David (1Chr 25:4). 2 A prophet who rebuked the Judean kings Asa (2Chr 16:7) and Jehoshaphat (2Chr 19:2) and whose son Jehu rebuked the Northern king Baasha (1Kgs 16:1). 3 A postexilic priest who married a foreign wife (Ezra 10:20). 4 Nehemiah’s brother or kinsman (Neh 1:2). 5 A musician who helped Nehemiah restore Jerusalem’s wall (Neh 12:36).

1Chr 25:4

4Of Heman, the sons of Heman: Bukkiah, Mattaniah, Uzziel, Shebuel, and Jerimoth, Hananiah, Hanani, Eliathah, Giddalti, and Romamti-ezer, Joshbekashah, Mallothi, ... View more

2Chr 16:7

7At that time the seer Hanani came to King Asa of Judah, and said to him, “Because you relied on the king of Aram, and did not rely on the Lord your God, the ar ... View more

2Chr 19:2

2Jehu son of Hanani the seer went out to meet him and said to King Jehoshaphat, “Should you help the wicked and love those who hate the Lord? Because of this, w ... View more

1Kgs 16:1

1The word of the Lord came to Jehu son of Hanani against Baasha, saying,

Ezra 10:20

20Of the descendants of Immer: Hanani and Zebadiah.

Neh 1:2

2one of my brothers, Hanani, came with certain men from Judah; and I asked them about the Jews that survived, those who had escaped the captivity, and about Jer ... View more

Neh 12:36

36and his kindred, Shemaiah, Azarel, Milalai, Gilalai, Maai, Nethanel, Judah, and Hanani, with the musical instruments of David the man of God; and the scribe E ... View more

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