(gift of God).
Grandfather of Irijah, the captain of the ward at the gate of Benjamin who arrested Jeremiah on the charge of deserting to the Chaldeans. (Jeremiah 37:13) (B.C. before 589.)
* See other occurrences of the same term: Hananiah.
Main reference: Smith's Bible Dictionary (1860s)
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