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HEBREW: 1196 hneb Ba`anah
NAVE: Baanah
EBD: Baanah
Baalim | Baalis | Baalsamus | Baalzebub | Baana | Baanah | Baani | Baanias | Baara | Baaseiah | Baasha


In Bible versions:

son of Rimmon and a Benjamite captain of Ishbosheth's army
a man of Netophah; father of Heled, one of David's mighty men.
a leader returned exiles who pledged to keep God's law

in the answer; in affliction


Strongs #01196: hneb Ba`anah

Baana or Baanah = "in affliction"

1) a Benjamite, son Rimmon, who with his brother Rechab murdered
Ish-bosheth. For this, killed by David, mutilated bodies hung up
over the pool at Hebron
2) a Netophathite, father of Heleb or Heled, one of David's mighty warriors
3) the head of a family of exiles returning with Zerubbabel
4) a chief of the people

1196 Ba`anah bah-an-aw'

from a derivative of 6031 with prepositional prefix; in
affliction:-Baanah, the name of four Israelites:-Baanah.
see HEBREW for 06031

Baanah [EBD]

son of affliction. (1.) One of the two sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, a captain in Saul's army. He and his brother Rechab assassinated Ishbosheth (2 Sam. 4:2), and were on this account slain by David, and their mutilated bodies suspended over the pool at Hebron (5, 6, 12).

(2.) The father of Heled, who was one of David's thirty heroes (2 Sam. 23:29; 1 Chr. 11:30).

Baanah [NAVE]

1. A captain of Ish-bosheth's army, 2 Sam. 4:2, 5, 6, 9.
2. Father of Heleb, 2 Sam. 23:29; 1 Chr. 11:30.
3. A chief Jew of the exile, Ezra 2:2; Neh. 7:7; 10:27.
4. Son of Hushai, 1 Kin. 4:16.


  1. Son of Rimmon, a Benjamite, who with his brother Rechab murdered Ishbosheth For this they were killed by David; and their mutilated bodies hung up over the pool at Hebron. (2 Samuel 4:2,5,6,9) (B.C. 1046.)
  2. A Netophathite, father of Heleb or Heled, one of David?s mighty men. (2 Samuel 23:29; 1 Chronicles 11:30) (B.C. before 1066.)
  3. Accurately Baana, son of Hushai, Solomon?s commissariat officer in Asher. (1 Kings 4:16) (B.C. 1012.)
  4. Aman who accompanied Zerubbabel on his return from the captivity. (Ezra 2:2; Nehemiah 7:7) Possibly the same person is intended in (Nehemiah 10:27) (B.C. 536.)


BAANAH - ba'-a-na ba`anah, "son of oppression"):

(1) Captain in the army of Ish-bosheth (2 Sam 4:2 ff).

(2) Father of Iteleb, one of David's mighty men (2 Sam 23:29; 1 Ch 11:30).

(3) Returned with Zerubbabel to Jerusalem; a leader and one who sealed the covenant (Ezr 2:2; Neh 7:7; 10:27).

See BAANA (4).

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