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BAANA bā’ ə nə (בַּֽעֲנָא׃֙, son of oppression). BAANAH of 1 Kings 4:16 KJV. 1. Son of Ahilud. One of twelve officers of Solomon commissioned to provide food for the king’s household. His district included Taanach, Megiddo, Beth-shean near Zarethan, and Abel-meholah to beyond Jokmeam (1 Kings 4:12).

2. The son of Hushai. Another of Solomon’s commissariat officers, whose district was Asher and Bealoth (1 Kings 4:16).

3. Father of Zadok, who shared in rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem under the supervision of Nehemiah (Neh 3:4). Possibly the same as Baanah 3.

Article 2

BAANA (bā'a-na, Heb. ba‘ănā’, son of oppression). 1. Two officers in the service of Solomon (1Kgs.4.12, 1Kgs.4.16).

2. The father of Zadok, one of those who helped in rebuilding the wall of Jerusalem in Nehemiah’s time (Neh.3.4).

Article 3

(Old Testament and Apocrypha; Baana; ba`ana’ "son of oppression"):

(1, 2) Two commissariat-officers in the service of Solomon (1Ki 4:12; 4:16; the King James Version "Baanah").

(3) Father of Zadok, the builder (Ne 3:4).

(4) A leader who returned with Zerubbabel to Jerusalem (1 Esdras 5:8). Compare Bannah (Ezr 2:2; Ne 7:7; 10:27).

Article 4

Son of affliction.

One of Solomon’s purveyors (1 Kings 4:12).

Son of Hushai, another of Solomon’s purveyors (1 Kings 4:16).

Father of Zadok (Neh. 3:4).

Article 5

The son of Ahilud, Solmon’s commissariat officer in Jezreel and the north of the Jordan valley. (1 Kings 4:12) (B.C.1000.)

Father of Zadok, who assisted in rebuilding the wall of Jerusalem under Nehemiah. (Nehemiah 3:4) (B.C. 446.)