- /han"euh/, n.1. the mother of Samuel. I Sam. 1:20.2. a female given name: from a Hebrew word meaning "grace."
* * *▪ Old Testament figurealso spelled Anna(11th century BC), mother of Samuel, the Jewish judge. Childless as one of the two wives of Elkanah, she prayed for a son, promising to dedicate him to God. Her prayers were answered, and she brought the child Samuel to Shiloh for religious training. In the Talmud she is named as one of seven prophetesses, and her prayer is in the Rosh Hashana (Jewish New Year) first-day service, exemplifying successful petitions to God.
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Hannah — ist ein weiblicher Vorname hebräischen Ursprungs in der Form, wie sie in der englischen Bibel gebräuchlich ist. Das Wort „Hannah“ ist ein Palindrom. Die im deutschen Sprachraum überwiegend verwendete Schreibweise ist Hanna; weitere Varianten sind … Deutsch Wikipedia
HANNAH — (Heb. חַנָּה; graciousness, favor ), wife of Elkanah, of the family of Zuph from Ramathaim Zophim in the hill country of Ephraim; mother of the prophet samuel . Hannah appears in the Bible in connection with the birth of Samuel. Together with… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
Hannah — or Hanna may refer to: Hannah (given name), a given name Hannah (surname), a family name Hannah (Bible), the mother of Samuel Hannah Montana, a television series on the Disney Channel Places Hanna, Alberta, a town in Alberta, Canada Hanna Lake, a … Wikipedia
Hannah — Hannah, ND U.S. city in North Dakota Population (2000): 20 Housing Units (2000): 24 Land area (2000): 0.193267 sq. miles (0.500559 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.193267 sq. miles (0.500559 sq … StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places
Hannah, ND — U.S. city in North Dakota Population (2000): 20 Housing Units (2000): 24 Land area (2000): 0.193267 sq. miles (0.500559 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.193267 sq. miles (0.500559 sq. km) FIPS… … StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places
Hannah — or Hanna [han′ə] n. [Heb Ḥannáh, lit., graciousness] 1. a feminine name: see ANNA, JOAN 2. Bible the mother of Samuel: 1 Sam. 1:20 … English World dictionary
Hannah — f Biblical: name of the mother of the prophet Samuel (1 Samuel 1: 2), Hebrew Hanna, from a Hebrew word meaning ‘He (God) has favoured me (i.e. with a child)’ (see ANNE (SEE Anne)). This form of the name was taken up as a given name by the… … First names dictionary
Hannah — fem. proper name, biblical mother of the prophet Samuel, from Hebrew, lit. graciousness, from stem of hanan he was gracious, showed favor … Etymology dictionary
Hannah — Pour l’article homophone, voir Hanna. Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Hannah est un nom propre qui peut désigner : Sommaire … Wikipédia en Français
Hannah — Favour, grace, one of the wives of Elkanah the Levite, and the mother of Samuel (1 Sam. 1; 2). Her home was at Ramathaim zophim, whence she was wont every year to go to Shiloh, where the tabernacle had been pitched by Joshua, to attend the… … Easton's Bible Dictionary
Hannah — This interesting surname has a number of possible sources. Firstly, the surname may be of early medieval English origin, and is from the female given name Hannah or Anna , from the Hebrew Chana , meaning He (God) has favoured me (i.e. with a… … Surnames reference