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Jaazaniah (jāˌāzənĪˈə) [key], in the Bible. 1 Head of a number of idolatrous priests whom Ezekiel saw in a vision. 2 Captain active in the politics of Palestine at the time of the fall of Jerusalem. Alternate forms are Jezaniah and Azariah.

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