Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. A prophet who was sent to rebuke king Asa of Judah for entering into a league with Benhadad I, king of Syria, against the northern kingdom of Israel (2 Chr. 16:1-10). This Hanani was also probably the father of the prophet Jehu (1 Kings 16:7).One of the sons of Heman (1 Chr. 25:4, Probably a brother of Nehemiah (Neh. 1:2; 7:2), who reported to him the melancholy condition William F. Albright has dated his reign to 913 BC 873 BC, while E. R. Thiele offers the dates 911/910 870/869 BC.cite_ref-7 Thiele's chronology for the first kings of Judah contained an internal inconsistency that later scholars corrected by dating these kings one year earlier, so that Asa's dates are taken as 912/911 to 871/870 BC in the present article. 1 Kings and 2 Chronicles describe his reign in a favorable manner. They both give his reign as lasting 41 years.