Holman Bible Dictionary
(fuh nyoo' ehl) Alternate form of the personal name Penuel meaning, “face of God.” Father of the prophetess Anna ( Luke 2:36 ).
Easton's Bible Dictionary
Face of God, father of the prophetess Anna (q.v.), Luke 2:36 .
The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary
Of the tribe of Asher. This man's name is rendered memorable in being the father of Anna. (See Luke 2:36) His name is derived from Pana, to seeâand El, God.
Morrish Bible Dictionary
Father of Anna the prophetess. Luke 2:36 .
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
PHANUEL. The mother of Anna ( Luke 2:36 ).
- A prophetess, the daughter of Phanuel
, of Asher, who gave thanks when the infant Jesus was presented in the temple
- Anna, whose name means “grace,” was the daughter of Phanuel
of the tribe of Asher
- A daughter of Phanuel
, of the tribe of Asher, early married, but left a widow after seven years, and thenceforth devoted to the service of God
- Grace, an aged widow, the daughter of Phanuel
- Anna (ăn'nah), grace, a prophetess, daughter of Phanuel
, of the tribe of Asher
(3) A prophetess, daughter of Phanuel
, of the tribe of Aser; the widow in the Temple who recognized Jesus, when presented to the Lord, as the Redeemer (Luke 2)
- Daughter of Phanuel
, of Asher; a widow of 84; a prophetess, i
- 9 and 71 his place is taken by Phanuel
- the daughter of Phanuel
, a prophetess and widow, of the tribe of Asher, Luke 2:36-37
- She was the daughter of Phanuel
, and belonged to the ancient tribe of Asher, whose women were celebrated for their beauty, which fitted them for wedding with high priests and kings
- Anna was the daughter of Phanuel
, of the tribe of Asher (v
- (See ANNA, daughter of Phanuel
, of the tribe of Asher, in the New Testament alone reflects honor on her tribe (Luke 2)
- Further traces of genealogies being preserved still appear in the mention of Zacharias as of "the course of Abra," Elizabeth as "of the daughters of Aaron," Anna, daughter of Phanuel
, as "of the tribe of Aser
Enoch Book of
- 3-14); an innumerable multitude, and four presences (=archangels)-Michael, Raphael, Gabriel, and Phanuel
-and their functions (xl. ‘Lord of Spirits’ as a Divine title; Phanuel
replaces Uriel as the fourth archangel