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The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary

Hananiah

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A false prophet, in the days of Jeremiah, whose history, though short, is so very striking and awful, that the Holy Ghost hath been pleased to appoint a whole chapter in the writings of Jeremiah to record it; as if the Lord the Spirit intended it to be frequently read in the church. Indeed, it cannot be read too often, and especially by all that minister in holy things. The chapter is the twenty-eighth of Jeremiah's (Jeremiah 28:1-17) prophecy. I make no farther comment in this place upon it, unless it be to observe, that Hananiah's name but corresponded to this character. The word signifies the grace or gift of the Lord, from Chen or Chanan, grace; and Jah, the Lord. Hanan-Jah.


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Hawker, Robert D.D. Entry for 'Hananiah'. Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance and Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/pmd/h/hananiah.html. London. 1828.

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