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Hananiah

(hănənī`ə). 1 One of the Three Young MenThree Young Men,
in the Book of Daniel, the three men cast by Nebuchadnezzar into the fiery furnace and delivered by an angel. Their names are Abed-nego, Shadrach, and Meshach, in Babylonian; Azariah, Hananiah, and Mishael, in Hebrew; and Azarias, Ananias, and Misael, in Greek.
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. According to the Book of Daniel, he was one of Daniel's three companions and was also known as Shadrach. 2 In the Book of Jeremiah, a false prophet. 3 In 1 Chronicles, son of Zerubbabel. 4 In 1 Chronicles, a musician. 5 Father of ZedekiahZedekiah
, in the Bible. 1 Last king of Judah. He was the third son of Josiah to occupy the throne, the others being Jehoahaz and Jehoiakim. Zedekiah, whose name was originally Mattaniah, succeeded Jehoiachin.
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 (4.) 6 Grandfather of IrijahIrijah
, in the Bible, captain who detained Jeremiah on a false accusation in Jerusalem.
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. 7 In 1 Chronicles, a Benjamite. 8 In 2 Chronicles, captain under King Uzziah. 9 In the Book of Ezra, man who had a foreign wife. 10 In the Book of Nehemiah, sealer of the Covenant. 11, 12 In Nehemiah, repairers of the wall. 13 In Nehemiah, a chief priest. 14 In Nehemiah, priest at the dedication of the walls. 15 In Nehemiah, governor in Jerusalem. Ananias and Annas are Greek forms of this name.
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I think of Jeremiah wearing the wooden ox yoke, and then when Hananiah broke that, the iron yoke.
Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah--those strapping young Israelites in exile, intensively instructed in the language and literature of the Babylonians, and even renamed Belteshazzar, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego--surely "got lost" and, as a result of God's mysterious dealings, gained understanding in "every aspect of literature and wisdom" and, in Daniel's case, "insight into all visions and dreams" (Dan.
In contrast to Jeremiah's pronouncements of judgment, Hananiah proclaims that the power of Nebuchadnezzar has been broken and within two years Judah will be free (Jer 28:2-3).
Joshua ben Hananiah why he did not frequent the house of Abidan, where learned discussions and disputations on religious questions were held.
The fact that his father is a priest and therefore he stands to inherit the role in time doesn't weigh in as heavily as it might, since fellow prophet Hananiah contradicts everything Jeremiah says (see Jeremiah, Chapter 28).
According to rabbinic lore, Rabban Gamliel II, the successor of Yochanan ben Zakkai as nasi of the Jews in Judea under Rome in the first century, publicly humiliated Rabbi Yehoshua ben Hananiah over a calendar dispute.
As Benedict has written elsewhere, Jeremiah offers a good example of reason and realism when he opposes the euphoria and false optimism of his rival Hananiah.
Hananiah Church and the Umayyad mosque in old Damascus, listening to a detailed explanation on the history of the mosque and its sections.
Commenting on the signing of the mutual cooperation agreement, Hananiah said: "As news reporting has become as fast paced as everything else in our time, we at Umniah strive to provide our subscribers with the latest services that allow them to access current events around the world in a timely manner around the clock.
Some, like Rabbis Simeon and Hananiah, were also martyrs.
Daniel and his three friends, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah, are four Jewish youths taken to Babylon by Nebuchadnezzar to serve at his court and in the subsequent courts of various Babylonian, Median, and Persian kings.