Meaning: God has gratified me, or is gracious
This was the name of 3 biblical men.
Hanani, a son of Heman (1 Chronicles 25:4, 25)
Hanani, the prophet who was sent to rebuke king Asa for entering into a league with Benhadad I, king of Syria, against Judah (2 Chronicles 16:1-10)
He was probably the father of the prophet Jehu (1 Kings 16:7).
Hanani, a man mentioned in the Book of Nehemiah
He was probably a brother of Nehemiah (Neh. 1:2; 7:2). Hanani reported to him the melancholy condition of Jerusalem. Nehemiah afterwards appointed him to have charge of the city gates.
Article Version: January 18, 2019