1. (Sept. Ι᾿ωνάν) A Korhite and head of the sixth division of Levitical Temple porters (1Ch 26:3). B.C. 1014.
2. (Sept. Ι᾿ωανάν) Jehoshaphat's second "captain," in command of 280,000 (?) men (2Ch 17:15); probably the same whose son Ishmael supported Jehoiada in his restoration of prince Jehoash (2Ch 23:1). B.C. cir. 910.
3. (Sept. Ι᾿ωανάν, Auth. Vers. "Johanan.") The father of Azariah, which latter was one of the Ephraimite chiefs who insisted upon the return of the captives from the rival kingdom (2Ch 28:12). B.C. ante 738.
4. (Sept. Ι᾿ωανάν, A. Vers. "Johanan.") A priest, the "son" of Eliashib, into whose chamber Ezra retired to bewail the profligacy of his countrymen in marrying Gentile wives (Ezr 10:6); doubtless the same elsewhere called JOHANAN in the original (Ne 12:22-23) and perhaps identical with No. 7 below.
5. (Sept. Ι᾿ωανάν) One of the "sons" of Bebai, who divorced his Gentile wife after the Babylonian exile (Ezr 10:28). B.C. 459.
6. (Sept. Ι᾿ωνάθαν v.r. Ι᾿ωνάν, Auth. Vers. "Johanan.") Son of Tobiah, the Samaritan enemy of the Jews; and son-in-law of Meshullam (Ne 6:18). B.C. 446.
7. (Sept. Ι᾿ωνάν) One of the priests who celebrated with music the reparation of the walls of Jerusalem (Ne 12:42). B.C. 446. He was perhaps the same with No. 4 or No. 8.
8. (Sept. Ι᾿ωανάν) A leading priest, the "son" of Amariah and contemporary with Joiakim (Ne 12:13). B.C. cir. 406. He may have been identical with the preceding.