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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 chief Rechabites (Jer. 35:3). (2.) The son of Shaphan (Ezek. 8:11). (3.) The son of Azur, one of the twenty-five men seen by Ezekiel (11:1) at the east gate of the temple. (4.) A Maachathite (2 Kings 25:23; Jer. 40:8; 42:1). He is 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 Jer 35:3 -3. An idolatrous zealot Eze 8:11 -4. A wicked prince of Judah Eze 11:1-13

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 identical with 3. Son of Azur; one of the princes of the people against whom Ezekiel was directed to prophesy. Eze 11:1 (B.C. 593.) 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, 215). (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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