2 Chronicles 17:
And next to him was
Jehohanan the captain, and with him two hundred and fourscore thousand.
2 Chronicles 23:
And in the seventh year Jehoiada strengthened himself, and took the captains of hundreds, Azariah the son of Jeroham, and Ishmael the son of Jehohanan, and Azariah the son of Obed, and Maaseiah the son of Adaiah, and Elishaphat the son of Zichri, into covenant with him.
Of the sons also of Bebai; Jehohanan, Hananiah, Zabbai, and
And Maaseiah, and Shemaiah, and Eleazar, and Uzzi, and Jehohanan, and Malchijah, and Elam, and Ezer. And the singers sang loud, with Jezrahiah their
Holman Bible Dictionary
(jee hoh' hay nan) Personal name meaning, “Yahweh is gracious.” 1. A priest in whose Temple quarters Ezra refreshed himself and mourned for the sin of the people in taking foreign wives (Ezra 10:6 ). This Jehohanan is sometimes equated with the high priest of Nehemiah 12:22-23 who is considered then to be a grandson of the high priest Eliashib and also to be the high priest mentioned in the Elephantine Papyri as serving about 411 B.C. Such evidence is then used to date the ministry of Ezra to about 398 B.C. rather than being in the time of Nehemiah. See Ezra. The relationships between the priestly Eliashibs and Jehohanans of Scripture are too unclear to make dating decisions on them. This Jehohanan may have been related to the Eliashib of Nehemiah 13:4 who was not a high priest but was closely connected to Temple chambers. 2. A layman with a foreign wife under Ezra ( Ezra 10:28 ). 3 . Son of Tobiah, who opposed Nehemiah's work in Jerusalem (Nehemiah 6:18 ). Jehohanan's marriage to a prominent Jerusalem family gave Tobiah an information system concerning Jerusalem happenings. See Meshullam ; Tobiah . 4. Head of a priestly family about 450 B.C. (Nehemiah 12:13 ). 5 . Priest who helped Nehemiah celebrate completion of Jerusalem wall (Nehemiah 12:42 ). 6 . A Levite and gatekeeper (1 Chronicles 26:3 ). 7 . A military commander under King Jehoshaphat of Judah (2 Chronicles 17:15 ). 8 . Father of a military commander under Jehoiada, the high priest, in the assassination of Queen Athaliah and the installation of Joash as king of Judah about 835 B.C. 9. Father of military captain under King Pekah of Israel (2 Chronicles 28:12 ).
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
("Jehovah's gift".) The New Testament John, meaning the same as Theodore.
1. 1 Chronicles 26:1, margin 3; of the sons of Ebiasaph (not Asaph, who was a Gershonite not Kohathite).
2. The captain of 280,000 in and about Jerusalem under Jehoshaphat (2 Chronicles 17:13; 2 Chronicles 17:15; 2 Chronicles 17:19). Probably the same as the father of Ishmael, the captain who helped Jehoiada against Athaliah (2 Chronicles 23:1).
3. Ezra 10:28.
4. Nehemiah 12:2; Nehemiah 12:12-13. Nehemiah 12:5. Nehemiah 12:40-42.
Hitchcock's Bible Names
Morrish Bible Dictionary
1. Son of Meshelemiah, a Korhite. 1 Chronicles 26:3 .
2. Captain in the days of Jehoshaphat. 2 Chronicles 17:15 .
3. Father of Ishmael one of the captains of Jehoiada. 2 Chronicles 23:1 .
4. One who had married a strange wife. Ezra 10:28 .
5. Priest 'of Amariah.' Nehemiah 12:13 .
6. Priest who assisted at the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem. Nehemiah 12:42 .
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
JEHOHANAN. 1 . 1 Chronicles 26:3 a Korahite doorkeeper. 2. 2 Chronicles 17:15 one of Jehoshaphat’s five captains. 3. Ezra 10:6 ( Jonas , Esther 9:1 Esther 9:1 ; Johanan , Nehemiah 12:22-23 ; Jonathan , Nehemiah 12:11 ) high priest. He is called son of Eliashib in Ezra 10:6 , Nehemiah 12:23 , but was probably his grandson, Joiada being his father ( Nehemiah 12:11 ; Nehemiah 12:22 ). 4. Ezra 10:28 (= Joannes , 1E Esther 9:29 ), one of those who had taken ‘strange’ wives. 5. Nehemiah 6:18 Nehemiah 6:18 son of Tobiah the Ammonite. 6. Nehemiah 12:13 a priest in the days of Joiakim. 7. Nehemiah 12:42 a priest present at the dedication of the walls.
Easton's Bible Dictionary
Jehovah-granted, Jeroboam II.
A Korhite, the head of one of the divisions of the temple porters (1 Chronicles 26:3 ).
One of Jehoshaphat's "captains" (2 Chronicles 17:15 ).
The father of Azariah (2 Chronicles 28:12 ).
The son of Tobiah, an enemy of the Jews (Nehemiah 6:18 ).
Nehemiah 12:42 .
Nehemiah 12:13 .
Joannes - Esther 9:29 Esther 9:29 = Ezra 10:28 Jehohanan
Jonan - (joh' nuhn) Greek spelling of Hebrew personal name Jehohanan, meaning “Yahweh is gracious” (compare 1 Chronicles 26:3 )
Jonas - Esther 9:1 Esther 9:1 = Ezra 10:6 Jehohanan , Nehemiah 12:23 Johanan
Johanan - (joh hoh' nuhn) Short form of personal time Jehohanan meaning, “Yah is merciful. known in the Elephantine papyri as Jehohanan but in Nehemiah 12:22-23 as Johanan. Others would equate this Johanan with Jehohanan of Ezra 10:6 (note the KJV equation of names despite difference in Hebrew spelling), but Ezra does not indicate Jehohanan was high priest
Jehohanan - Jehohanan
Jehohanan - This Jehohanan is sometimes equated with the high priest of Nehemiah 12:22-23 who is considered then to be a grandson of the high priest Eliashib and also to be the high priest mentioned in the Elephantine Papyri as serving about 411 B. The relationships between the priestly Eliashibs and Jehohanans of Scripture are too unclear to make dating decisions on them. This Jehohanan may have been related to the Eliashib of Nehemiah 13:4 who was not a high priest but was closely connected to Temple chambers. Jehohanan's marriage to a prominent Jerusalem family gave Tobiah an information system concerning Jerusalem happenings
Johanan - 7, and Jehohanan, No
Eliashib - Father of Jehohanan, to whose chamber in the Temple Ezra resorted ( Ezra 10:6 ); possibly identical with No
Johanan - JOHANAN or Jehohanan ("Jehovah's gift"
Ishmael - Son of Jehohanan, and one of the 'captains of hundreds' who assisted in setting Joash on the throne