452. Hannas
Strong's Concordance
Hannas: Annas, a high priest
Original Word: Ἄννας, α, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: Hannas
Phonetic Spelling: (an'-nas)
Short Definition: Annas
Definition: Annas, high priest at Jerusalem.
Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 452: Αννας

Αννας (WH Ἅννας, see their Introductory § 408), Αννα (on this genitive cf. Winer's Grammar, § 8, 1, p. 60 (59)), (in Josephus, Ἀνανος; from Hebrew חָנַן to be gracious), a high priest of the Jews, elevated to the pontificate by Quirinius the governor of Syria circa A.D. 6 or 7; but afterward, A.D. 15, deposed by Valerius Gratus, the procurator of Judaea, who put in his place, first Ismael, son of Phabi, and shortly after Eleazar, son of Annas. From the latter, the office passed to Simon; from Simon circa A.D. 18 to Caiaphas (Josephus, Antiquities 18, 2, 1f); but Annas, even after he had been put out of office, continued to have great influence: John 18:13, 24. This explains the mistake (but see references below (especially to Schürer), and cf. ἀρχιερεύς, 2) by which Luke, in his Gospel (according to the true reading ἀρχιερέως) and in Acts 4:6, attributes to him the pontificate long after he had been removed from office. Cf. Winers RWB under the word Annas; Keim in Schenkel i., p. 135f; Schürer in the Zeitschr. für wissensch. Theol. for 1876, p. 580f (also in his Neutest. Zeitgesch. § 23 iv.; and BB. DD. under the word).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

Of Hebrew origin (Chananyah); Annas (i.e. Ananias), an Israelite -- Annas.

see GREEK Ananias

see HEBREW Chananyah

Forms and Transliterations
Ανναν Ἅνναν Αννας Ἅννας Annan Annas Hannan Hánnan Hannas Hánnas
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Strong's Greek 452
4 Occurrences

Ἅννα — 1 Occ.
Ἅνναν — 1 Occ.
Ἅννας — 2 Occ.

Luke 3:2 N-GMS
GRK: ἐπὶ ἀρχιερέως Ἅννα καὶ Καιάφα
NAS: in the high priesthood of Annas and Caiaphas,
KJV: Annas and Caiaphas
INT: during [the] high priesthood of Annas and Caiaphas

John 18:13 N-AMS
GRK: ἤγαγον πρὸς Ἅνναν πρῶτον ἦν
NAS: and led Him to Annas first;
KJV: away to Annas first; for
INT: they led [him] away to Annas first he was

John 18:24 N-NMS
GRK: αὐτὸν ὁ Ἅννας δεδεμένον πρὸς
NAS: So Annas sent Him bound
KJV: Now Annas had sent him
INT: him Annas bound to

Acts 4:6 N-NMS
GRK: καὶ Ἅννας ὁ ἀρχιερεὺς
NAS: and Annas the high priest
KJV: And Annas the high priest, and
INT: and Annas the high priest

4 Occurrences

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