Definitions of Baanah

  1. in the answer; in affliction
  2. 1. Son of Rimmon, a Benjamite, who with his brother Rechab murdered Ishbosheth For this they were killed by David; and their mutilated bodies hung up over the pool at Hebron. ( 2 Samuel 4:2 2 Samuel 4:5 2 Samuel 4:6 2 Samuel 4:9 ) ( B.C. 1046.) 2. A Netophathite, father of Heleb or Heled, one of Davids mighty men. ( 2 Samuel 23:29 ; 1 Chronicles 11:30 ) ( B.C. before 1066.) 3. Accurately Baana, son of Hushai, Solomons commissariat officer in Asher. ( 1 Kings 4:16 ) ( B.C. 1012.) 4. Aman who accompanied Zerubbabel on his return from the captivity. ( Ezra 2:2 ; Nehemiah 7:7 ) Possibly the same person is intended in ( Nehemiah 10:27 ) ( B.C. 536.)
  3. son of affliction. One of the two sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, a captain in Saul's army. He and his brother Rechab assassinated Ishbosheth ( 2 Samuel 4:2 ), and were on this account slain by David, and their mutilated bodies suspended over the pool at Hebron ( 5,6,12).
  4. son of affliction. The father of Heled, who was one of David's thirty heroes ( 2 Samuel 23:29 ; 1 Chronicles 11:30 ). These dictionary topics are fromM.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.[ N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible DictionaryBibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. " Entry for Baanah". " Easton's Bible Dictionary". .
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