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Pronounced Pron. Jez-ə-nie-ə(Biblical English) [key]
Other Forms FormsJez·a·ni'ah
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Meaning & History
Probably a shortened form of Jaazaniah, meaning “Jehovah Has Given Ear”. Jezaniah was a chief of the Judean military force among those submitting to GEDALIAH
’s brief administration in 607 B.C.E. (Jer 40:8, 9; 42:1) Jezaniah is also called AZARIAH
(Jer 43:2) and JAAZANIAH