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Hanun


Ha’nun (favored).

1. Son of Nahash, 2 Sam. 10:1, 2; 1 Chron. 19:1, 2, king of Ammon, who dishonored the ambassadors of David, 2 Sam. 10:4, and involved the Ammonites in a disastrous war. 2 Sam. 12:31; 1 Chron. 19:6. (b.c. 1035.)

2. A man who, with the people of Zanoah, repaired the ravine gate in the wall of Jerusalem. Neh. 3:13. (b.c. 446.)

3. The sixth son of Zalaph, who also assisted in the repair of the wall, apparently on the east side. Neh. 3:30. (b.c. 446.)