Hananiah (Han´uh-ni´uh; Heb., “God has favored me”)

A name borne by at least ten biblical personages. Two are well known. 1 Hananiah, the son of Azur, who died for falsely prophesying against Jeremiah (Jer 28). 2 Hananiah, also called Shadrach, one of Daniel’s three friends who was miraculously saved from the fiery furnace (Dan 1-3).

Jer 28

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Dan 1-3

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