Ba'ana (Hebrews Baana', בִּעֲנָא, prob. for בֶּןאּעֲנָא], son of affliction), the name of three or four men.
1. (Sept. Βανά.) Son of Ahilud, one of Solomon's twelve purveyors; his district comprised Taanach, Megiddo, and all Bethshean, with the adjacent region (1Ki 4:12). B.C. 1012.
2. (Sept. Βαανᾶ.) Son of Hushai, another of Solomon's purveyors, having Asher and Bealoth (1Ki 4:16, where, however, the name is incorrectly Anglicized "Baanah"). B.C. 1012.
3. (Sept. Βαανά.) Father of Zadok, which latter repaired a portion of the walls of Jerusalem on the return from Babylon, between the fish-gate and the oldgate (Ne 3:4). B.C. 446.
4. (Βαανά.) One of those who returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel (1 Esdras 5:8); the BAANAH SEE BAANAH (q.v.) of the Hebrews text (Ezr 2:2).