What does Anaiah mean in the Bible?

Greek / Hebrew Translation Occurance
עֲנָיָֽה a priest who helped Ezra and signed the covenant with Nehemiah. 1
וַ֠עֲנָיָה a priest who helped Ezra and signed the covenant with Nehemiah. 1

Definitions Related to Anaiah

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   1 a priest who helped Ezra and signed the covenant with Nehemiah.
   Additional Information: Anaiah = “Jehovah has answered”.
   

Frequency of Anaiah (original languages)

Frequency of Anaiah (English)

Dictionary

Holman Bible Dictionary - Anaiah
(uh nawee' ah) Personal name meaning, “Yahweh answered.” Ezra's assistant when Ezra read the law to the post-exilic community (Nehemiah 8:4 ). He or another man of the same name signed Nehemiah's covenant to obey God's law (Nehemiah 10:22 ).
Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Anaiah
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Anaiah
ANAIAH (‘J″ [1] hath answered’). 1 . A Levite ( Nehemiah 8:4 ), called Ananias in 1Es 9:43 . Esther 9:2 . One of those who sealed the covenant ( Nehemiah 10:22 ).
Morrish Bible Dictionary - Anaiah
1. One who stood beside Ezra when he read the law to the people. Nehemiah 8:4 .
2. One whosealed the covenant.Nehemiah 10:22 .

Sentence search

Anaiah - Anaiah (‘J″ Ananias - This name occurs several times in the Apocrypha: in Esther 9:21 Esther 9:21 ; Esther 9:29 Esther 9:29 ; 1Es 9:43 ; 1Es 9:48 (representing ‘Hanani’ and ‘Hananiah’ of Ezra 10:20 ; Ezra 10:28 , ‘Anaiah’ and ‘Hanan’ of Nehemiah 8:4 ; Nehemiah 8:7 ) and in Tob 5:12 f