Metaphysical meaning of Johanan (mbd)
Johanan, jo-ha'-nan (Heb.)--Jehovah bestows mercy; Jah is gracious, Jehovah gives graciously; Jehovah with grace bestows; mercy and compassion of the Lord.
There were several Israelites by this name, some of them men of note (I Chron. 3:15, 24; 6:10; 12:4, 12; Ezra 8:12; Jer. 40:8, 13-16).
Meta. The love, mercy, largeness, broadness, and generosity of Spirit. (See JOHN, which is a contraction of this name.)
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