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Hanan

Meaning: merciful

This was the name of various biblical men…

  1. a Benjamite (1 Chr. 8:23)

  2. one of David’s heroes (1 Chr. 11:43)

  3. Jer. 35:4

  4. a descendant of Saul (1 Chr. 8:38)

  5. one of the Nethinim (Ezra 2:46)

  6. one of the Levites who assisted Ezra (Neh. 8:7)

  7. one of the chiefs who subscribed the covenant (Neh. 10:22)

Author: Matthew G. Easton, with minor editing by Paul S. Taylor.