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JANAI (jā'nī). A leader of the tribe of Gad (1Chr.5.12).

JANAI jā’ nī (יַעְנַ֥י). KJV JAANAI, jā’ e nĩ. A Gadite chief (1 Chron 5:12).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

ja’-na-i, ja’-ni (ya`nay, "he answers"; as to whether final "y" is the third radical (letter), or may be taken as equivalent to the Divine name Yah, see HPN, 149-51): A chief of a family descended from Gad (1Ch 5:12, the King James Version "Jaanai").