Conani'ah (Heb. in the text Kaonanya'hu, כָּוֹנִניָהוּ, i.e. Konanya'hu, כּוֹנִניָהוּ, but as read in the Masoretic margin, Kananya'hu, כָּנִניָהוּ; settled by Jehovah; Sept. Χωνενίας v. r. Χωχενίας, Vulg. Chonenias), the name of two chief Levites.

1. A person appointed (with his brother Shimei) as "ruler" (נָגִיד) by Hezekiah, to superintend the disposal of the sacred utensils of the Temple (2Ch 31:12-13, where the Auth. Vers. Anglicizes the name "Cononiah"). B.C. 726.

2. A person who, with several of his kindred, made large offerings for the Paschal sacrifices as renewed by Josiah (2Ch 35:9). B.C. 628.

See also the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

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