What does Azaniah mean in the Bible?

Greek / Hebrew Translation Occurance
אֲזַנְיָ֔ה the father of Jeshua 1

Definitions Related to Azaniah


   1 the father of Jeshua, a Levite.
   Additional Information: Azaniah = “Jehovah (Yahweh) hears”.

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Frequency of Azaniah (English)


Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Azaniah
Holman Bible Dictionary - Azaniah
(az uh ni' ah) Personal name meaning, “Yahweh listened.” Father of Levite who signed Nehemiah's covenant to obey God's law (Nehemiah 10:9 ).
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Azaniah
AZANIAH . A Levite ( Nehemiah 10:9 ).
Morrish Bible Dictionary - Azaniah
Father of Jeshua, who sealed the covenant. Nehemiah 10:9 .
Hitchcock's Bible Names - Azaniah
Hearing the Lord; the Lord's weapons

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Azaniah - Azaniah
Jeshua, Jeshuah - Son of Azaniah: a Levite who sealed the covenant
Jeshua - Jeshua and Kadmiel were "sons (descendants) of Hodaviah," or Judah (Ezra 3:9; Ezra 2:40), but Jeshua's immediate ancestor was Azaniah (Nehemiah 10:9)