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Origin of the name HANAN.
Etymology of the name HANAN.
Meaning of the baby name HANAN.


HANAN (حنان).  f. Arabic name meaning "pitying." (A Vocabulary, Persian, Arabic, and English, Richardson, 1810)

HANAN (חָנָן).  m. Biblical.  [Hebrew Hanan = "compassionate," "merciful"]. 

    (1) One of David's mighty men (1 Chron. xi. 43).
    (2) A Benjamite, a son of Shashak (1 Chron. viii. 23).
    (3) The youngest son of Azel, a descendant of Jonathan (1 Chron. viii. 38; ix. 44).
    (4) The son of Igdaliah.  He was a "man of God," and his sons had rooms in the temple (Jer. xxxv. 4).
    (5) The founder of a family of Nethinim, members of which returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel (Ezra ii. 46; Neh. vii. 49).
    (6) A man, probably a Levite, whom Ezra employed with others to make the people "understand the law" (Neh. viii. 7).  He seems to have sealed the covenant (x. 10 (?)).
    (7) "A chief of the people," who also sealed the covenant (22).
    (8) Another chief of the people who did so (26).
    (9) A Jew, appointed a treasurer by Nehemiah (Neh. xiii. 13). (The Sunday School Teacher's Bible Manual, Hunter, 1894)


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