Bible Names H-M: Jaaz-aniah
Jaaz-aniah in Easton's Bible Dictionary
heard by Jehovah. (1.) The son of Jeremiah, and one of the
Rechabites (Jer. 35:3).
(2.) The son of Shaphan (Ezek. 8:11).
(3.) The son of Azur, one of the twenty-five men seen
Ezekiel (11:1) at the east gate of the temple.
(4.) A Maachathite (2 Kings 25:23; Jer. 40:8; 42:1).
also called Azariah (Jer. 43:2).
Jaaz-aniah in Hitchcock's Bible Names
whom the Lord will hear
Jaaz-aniah in Naves Topical Bible
-1. Also called Jezaniah
A captain who joined Gedaliah at Mizpah
2Ki 25:23; Jer 40:8; 42:1
-2. A Rechabite
-3. An idolatrous zealot
-4. A wicked prince of Judah
Jaaz-aniah in Smiths Bible Dictionary
(whom Jehovah hears).
1. One of the captains of the forces who accompanied
Hohanan ben-Kareah to pay his respects to Gedaliah at Mizpah,
2Ki 25:23 and who appears afterwards to have assisted in
recovering Ishmael's prey from his clutches. Comp. Jer 41:11;
43:4,5 (B.C. 587.)
2. Son of Shaphan. Eze 8:11 It is possible that he is
3. Son of Azur; one of the princes of the people
against whom Ezekiel was directed to prophesy. Eze 11:1 (B.C.
4. A Rechabite, son of Jeremiah. Jer 35:3 (B.C. 606.)
Jaaz-aniah in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
ja-az-a-ni'-a (ya'azanyahu, in 2 Ki 25:23; Ezek 8:11;
ya'azanyah, in Jer 35:3; Ezek 11:1, "Yah hears"):
(1) In 2 Ki 25:23, "son of the Maacathite," and one of the
Judean "captains of the forces" who joined Gedaliah, the
Babylonian governor appointed by Nebuchadrezzar over Judah,
at Mizpah. He is the "Jezaniah" of Jer 40:8; 42:1. Though
not mentioned by name, he was presumably one of those
captains who joined Johnnan in his attack on Ishmael after
the latter had slain Gedaliah (Jer 41:11-18). He is also the
same as Azariah of Jer 43:2, a name read by the Septuagint's
Codex Vaticanus in 42:1 also. Jer 43:5 relates how Johnnan
and his allies, Jaazaniah (= Azariah) among them, left Judah
with the remnant, and took up their abode in Egypt.
(2) In Jer 35:3, son of Jeremiah (not the prophet), and a
chief of the Rechabite clansmen from whose "staunch
adherence to the precepts of their ancestor" Jeremiah
"points a lesson for his own countrymen" (Driver, Jeremiah,
(3) In Ezek 8:11, son of Shaphan, and one of the seventy men
of the ciders of Israel whom Ezekiel saw in a vision of
Jerusalem offering incense to idols.
(4) In Ezek 11:1, son of Azzur, and one of the 25 men whom
Ezekiel saw in his vision of Jerusalem, at the East door of
the Lord's house, and against whose iniquity he was
commanded to prophesy (11:1-13).
David Francis Roberts
Jaaz-aniah Scripture - 2 Kings 25:23
And when all the captains of the armies, they and their men,
heard that the king of Babylon had made Gedaliah governor,
there came to Gedaliah to Mizpah, even Ishmael the son of
Nethaniah, and Johanan the son of Careah, and Seraiah the son
of Tanhumeth the Netophathite, and Jaazaniah the son of a
Maachathite, they and their men.
Jaaz-aniah Scripture - Ezekiel 11:1
Moreover the spirit lifted me up, and brought me unto the east
gate of the LORD'S house, which looketh eastward: and behold
at the door of the gate five and twenty men; among whom I saw
Jaazaniah the son of Azur, and Pelatiah the son of Benaiah,
princes of the people.
Jaaz-aniah Scripture - Ezekiel 8:11
And there stood before them seventy men of the ancients of the
house of Israel, and in the midst of them stood Jaazaniah the
son of Shaphan, with every man his censer in his hand; and a
thick cloud of incense went up.
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