Anani'ah (Heb., Ananyah', עֲנִניָה, protected by Jehovah), the name of a man and of a place. SEE ANANIAS.

1. (Sept. Α᾿νανία.) The father of Maaseiah and grandfather of Azariah, which last repaired part of the walls of Jerusalem after the exile (Ne 3:23). B.C. considerably ante 446.

2. (Sept. Α᾿νἰα.) A town in the tribe of Benjamin, mentioned between Nob and Hazor as inhabited after the captivity (Ne 11:32). Schwarz (Palest. p. 13,) regards it as the modern Beit Hanina. three miles north of Jerusalem; a small village, tolerably well built of stone, on a rocky ridge, with many olive-trees (Robinson, Res. 3, 68; comp. Tobler, Topog. von Jerus. 2, 414).

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