1 Chronicles 15:
And Chenaniah, chief of the Levites, was
for song: he instructed about the song, because he was
1 Chronicles 15:
And David was
clothed with a robe of fine linen, and all the Levites that bare the ark, and the singers, and Chenaniah the master of the song with the singers: David also had
upon him an ephod of linen.
1 Chronicles 26:
Of the Izharites, Chenaniah and his sons were
for the outward business over Israel, for officers and judges.
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
CHENANIAH . Chief of the Levites at the removal of the ark from the house of Obed-edom ( 1 Chronicles 15:22 ; 1 Chronicles 15:27 ), named among the officers and judges over Israel ( 1 Chronicles 26:29 ).
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
("the favor of Jehovah".) 1 Chronicles 15:22; 1 Chronicles 26:29.
Morrish Bible Dictionary
1. Chief Levite skilful in song (but see the margin ) 1 Chronicles 15:22,27 .
2. Officer of David, an Izharite. 1 Chronicles 26:29 .
Hitchcock's Bible Names
Holman Bible Dictionary
(chehn uh ni' ah) Personal name meaning, “Yahweh empowers.” 1. Chief of the Levites under David who instructed people in singing and played a leading role in bringing the ark back to Jerusalem (1 Chronicles 15:22 , 1 Chronicles 15:27 ). 2 . A Levite whose family had charge of business outside the Temple, including work as officials and judges (1 Chronicles 26:29 ).
- (keh nuh ni' uh) NIV and REB spelling of Chenaniah
. See Chenaniah
- (a contraction of Chenaniah
), one of the Levites who assisted at the solemn purification of the people under Ezra
- David probably delegated some of the judicial office to the 6,000 Levites, and especially Chenaniah
and his sons (1 Chronicles 23:4; 1 Chronicles 26:29)