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ANAN (ā'năn, Heb. ‘ānān, cloud). A returned exile who sealed the covenant with Nehemiah (Neh.10.26).

ANAN ā’ nən (עָנָֽן, cloud). 1. One who sealed the covenant with Nehemiah (Neh 10:26).

2. A returned exile named HANA (1 Esd 5:30 RSV, ASV); called HANAN in Ezra 2:46 and Nehemiah 7:49.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

(`anan, "cloud"):

(1) One of those who, with Nehemiah, sealed the covenant (Ne 10:26).

(2) A returned exile (1 Esdras 5:30). He is called Hanan in Ezr 2:46 and Ne 7:49.