Hananiah (Han´uh-ni´uh; Heb., “God has favored me”)

A name borne by at least ten biblical personages. Two are well known. 1 Hananiah, the son of Azur, who died for falsely prophesying against Jeremiah (Jer 28). 2 Hananiah, also called Shadrach, one of Daniel’s three friends who was miraculously saved from the fiery furnace (Dan 1-3).

Jer 28

Hananiah Opposes Jeremiah and Dies
1In that same year, at the beginning of the reign of King Zedekiah of Judah, in the fifth month of the fourth year, the proph ... View more

Dan 1-3

Four Young Israelites at the Babylonian Court
1In the third year of the reign of King Jehoiakim of Judah, King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon came to Jerusalem and b ... View more

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