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Ananias is a Hebrew name that means "compassion for God".
Ananias may refer to:
- Ananias ben Onias, general of Cleopatra III
- Ananias of Adiabene, Jewish merchant and mendicant proselytizer prominent at the court of Abinergaos I
- Ananias and Sapphira, members of the first Christian community, who were struck dead for lying to God
- Ananias of Damascus or St. Ananias II, missionary, martyr, and patron of St. Paul
- Ananias son of Nedebaios, a high priest who presided during the trial of Paul at Jerusalem and Caesarea
- Ananias III, a saint in the 3rd century
- Ananias (Persian), priest and fellow martyr of Shemon Bar Sabbae (died 345)
- Ananias of Shirak or Anania Shirakatsi (610–685), Armenian mathematician and astronomer of 7th century
- Ananias I of Armenia (died 968)
People with the name
- Frans Ananias (born 1972), Namibian retired footballer
- Ananias Dare (c. 1560–1587), husband of Eleanor White and father of Virginia Dare, whose birth was the first to English parents in North America
- Ananias Davisson (1780–1857), American singing school teacher, printer and compiler of shape note tunebooks
- Ananías Maidana (1923–2010), teacher and politician in Paraguay
- Prince Ananias, an operetta composed by Victor Herbert
- Tenente Ananias, a municipality in the state of Rio Grande do Norte in the Northeast region of Brazil.
- Jesus ben Ananias, madman who predicted the fall of Jerusalem c. 62 CE
- Anania (name)
- Hananiah (disambiguation)
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