Bible Names H-M: Jehohanan
Jehohanan in Easton's Bible Dictionary
Jehovah-granted, Jeroboam II. (1.) A Korhite, the head of one
the divisions of the temple porters (1 Chr. 26:3).
(2.) One of Jehoshaphat's "captains" (2 Chr. 17:15).
(3.) The father of Azariah (2 Chr. 28:12).
(4.) The son of Tobiah, an enemy of the Jews (Neh.
(5.) Neh. 12:42.
(6.) Neh. 12:13.
Jehohanan in Hitchcock's Bible Names
Jehohanan in Naves Topical Bible
-1. A porter of the tabernacle
-2. A military chief under Jehoshaphat, whose corps consisted
of two-hundred and eighty thousand men
Probably identical with a captain of a hundred, in
-3. Son of Bebai
-4. A priest among the exiles who returned from Babylon
-5. A chorister in the temple
Jehohanan in Smiths Bible Dictionary
(whom Jehovah gave), a name of which John is the contraction.
1. A Korhite Levite, one of the doorkeepers to the
tabernacle. 1Ch 26:3 comp. 1Chr 25:1 (B.C. 1014.)
2. One of the principal men of Judah under King
Jehoshaphat. 2Ch 17:15 comp. 2Chr 17:13 and 2Chr 17:19 (B.C.
3. Father of Ishmael, one of the "captains of
hundreds" whom Jehoiada the priest took into his confidence
about the restoration of the line of Judah. 2Ch 23:1 (B.C.
4. One of the Bene-Bebai who was forced to put away
his foreign wife. Ezr 10:28 (B.C. 459.)
5. A priest, Ne 12:13 during the high priesthood of
Joiakim. ver. Ne 12:12 (B.C. 406.)
6. A priest who took part in the dedication of the
wall of Jerusalem. Ne 12:42 (B.C. 446.)
Jehohanan in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
je-ho-ha'-nan (yehochanan, "Yahweh is (or has been)
(1) A Korahite doorkeeper in David's reign, "son" of
Meshelemiah (1 Ch 26:3). Septuagint, Luc, has "Jehonathan."
(2) One of the five captains over King Jehoshaphat's army (2
Ch 17:15), probably father of Ishmael, "son of Jehohanan" (2
(3) Ezr 10:6 (the King James Version has "Johnnan") =
"Johanan" of Neh 12:22,23 = "Jonathan" of Neh 12:11, "son"
of Eliashib (Ezr 10:6; but "grandson" in Neh 12:11). He was
high priest in Ezra's time = "Jonas" in 1 Esdras 9:1 (the
King James Version "Joanan").
(4) One of those who had married foreign wives (Ezr 10:28) =
"Joannes" the Revised Version (British and American),
"Johannes" the King James Version (1 Esdras 9:29).
(5) Son of Tobiah, the Ammonite, Nehemiah's opponent (Neh
6:18, the King James Version "Johanan").
(6) Head of the priestly family of Amariah (Neh 12:13).
(7) A priest present at the dedication of the walls of
Jerusalem (Neh 12:42).
(8) The name in the Hebrew of 2 Ch 28:12.
See JOHANAN, (7).
David Francis Roberts
Jehohanan in Wikipedia
Jehohanan (Yehohanan) was a man put to death by crucifixion
in the 1st Century CE, whose ossuary was found in 1968 when
building contractors working in Giv'at ha-Mivtar, a Jewish
neighborhood in northern East Jerusalem, Israel,
accidentally uncovered a Jewish tomb. The Jewish stone
ossuary had the Hebrew inscription "Jehohanan the son of
Hagkol". In his initial anthropological observations in 1970
at Hebrew University, Nicu Haas, concluded Jehohanan was
crucified with his arms stretched out with his forearms
nailed, supporting crucifixion on a two-beamed latin
cross. However, the 1985 reappraisal by Joseph Zias of
the Israel Department of Antiquities and Museums and Dr.
Eliezer Sekeles at the Hebrew University - Hadassah Medical
School discovered multiple errors in Haas's observations:
the heel nail was shorter than Haas reported and the nail
pierced only one heel, pieces of bone had been misidentified
and some of the bone fragments were from another
individual, the lack of traumatic injury to the forearm
and metacarpals of the hand suggested the arms were tied
rather than nailed to the cross and Jehohanan may have
extended his arms upward on a crux simplex (simple upright
Jehohanan Scripture - 2 Chronicles 23:1
And in the seventh year Jehoiada strengthened himself, and
took the captains of hundreds, Azariah the son of Jeroham, and
Ishmael the son of Jehohanan, and Azariah the son of Obed, and
Maaseiah the son of Adaiah, and Elishaphat the son of Zichri,
into covenant with him.
Jehohanan Scripture - Ezra 10:28
Of the sons also of Bebai; Jehohanan, Hananiah, Zabbai, [and]
Jehohanan Scripture - Nehemiah 12:42
And Maaseiah, and Shemaiah, and Eleazar, and Uzzi, and
Jehohanan, and Malchijah, and Elam, and Ezer. And the singers
sang loud, with Jezrahiah [their] overseer.
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