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hanani in the Bible

God has gratified me, or is gracious. (1.) One of the sons of Heman (1 Chr. 25:4, 25). (2.) A prophet who was sent to rebuke king Asa for entering into a league with Benhadad I., king of Syria, against Judah (2 Chr. 16:1-10). He was probably the father of the prophet Jehu (1 Kings 16:7). (3.) Probably a brother of Nehemiah (Neh. 1:2; 7:2), who reported to him the melancholy condition of Jerusalem. Nehemiah afterwards appointed him to have charge of the city gates.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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  • Can it be that hanani, his brother, who had been one of Ezra's companions, had repeated it to him?

    The King's Cup-Bearer Amy Catherine Walton
  • At the head of this deputation was hanani, a kinsman of Nehemiah.

    Biblical Geography and History Charles Foster Kent
  • She looked at hanani crouched humbly beside her, looked at her again and again, and at last her wonder found vent in speech.

    The Lamp in the Desert Ethel M. Dell
  • hanani, Nehemiah's brother, had left Shushan for a distant land.

    The King's Cup-Bearer Amy Catherine Walton
  • She only wondered, though without much interest, how hanani had managed to accomplish the journey.

    The Lamp in the Desert Ethel M. Dell
  • One was his brother hanani, the very one who had come to see him in Persia.

    The King's Cup-Bearer Amy Catherine Walton
  • Twelve long years, and in all probability no news had reached the family in Shushan of the absent hanani.

    The King's Cup-Bearer Amy Catherine Walton
  • hanani's hand, long and bony, gently stroked her arm as she did so.

    The Lamp in the Desert Ethel M. Dell
  • How many children Hachaliah had we are not told, but Nehemiah had certainly one brother, hanani.

    The King's Cup-Bearer Amy Catherine Walton
  • Her hold upon hanani was the clutch of desperation, "Who—what was his name?"

    The Lamp in the Desert Ethel M. Dell

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