2605. Chanan
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Chanan: "gracious," the name of several Israelites
Original Word: חָנָן
Part of Speech: Proper Name Masculine
Transliteration: Chanan
Phonetic Spelling: (khaw-nawn')
Short Definition: Hanan

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from chanan
"gracious," the name of several Isr.
NASB Translation
Hanan (12).

חָנָן proper name, masculine (gracious; compare Sabean חנן, Phoenician חנא) —

1 one of the warriors of David 1 Chronicles 11:43.

2 one of the heads of families of Nethinim Ezra 2:46 = Nehemiah 7:49.

3 names of Levites Nehemiah 8:7; Nehemiah 10:11; Nehemiah 13:3.

4 chiefs of the people:

a. Nehemiah 10:23.

b. Nehemiah 10:27.

5 Benjamite name 1 Chronicles 8:23,38; 1 Chronicles 9:44 (compare proper name, of a location בֵּית חָנָן, Mishna כְּפַר חָנָן).

6 אִישׁ הָאֱלֹהִים head of a prophetic guild, בְּנֵי חָנָן Jeremiah 35:4.


From chanan; favor; Chanan, the name of seven Israelites -- Canan.

see HEBREW chanan

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