Jaazaniah (Jay-az´uh-ni´uh; Heb., “Yah[weh] hears”)

1 The son of Maacathi, or the Maacathite who remained with Gedaliah, the governor of Judah, after the destruction of Jerusalem by the Babylonians (2Kgs 25:23; Jer 40:8). 2 The son of Jeremiah (not the prophet) who was a Rechabite whose religious principles were tested by the prophet Jeremiah (Jer 35:3). 3 The son of Shaphan; he appears in Ezekiel’s vision of the idolatrous elders in the Temple (Ezek 8:11). 4 The son of Azzur; one of the twenty-five evil leaders in another of Ezekiel’s visions (Ezek 11:1).

2Kgs 25:23

23Now when all the captains of the forces and their men heard that the king of Babylon had appointed Gedaliah as governor, they came with their men to Gedaliah ... View more

Jer 40:8

8they went to Gedaliah at Mizpah—Ishmael son of Nethaniah, Johanan son of Kareah, Seraiah son of Tanhumeth, the sons of Ephai the Netophathite, Jezaniah son of ... View more

Jer 35:3

3So I took Jaazaniah son of Jeremiah son of Habazziniah, and his brothers, and all his sons, and the whole house of the Rechabites.

Ezek 8:11

11Before them stood seventy of the elders of the house of Israel, with Jaazaniah son of Shaphan standing among them. Each had his censer in his hand, and the fr ... View more

Ezek 11:1

Judgment on Wicked Counselors
1The spirit lifted me up and brought me to the east gate of the house of the Lord, which faces east. There, at the entrance of the ... View more

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