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Scriptsנְחֶמְיָה Ancient Hebrew
PronouncedPron.nee-hə-MIE-ə English

Meaning & History

Means "YAHWEH comforts" in Hebrew, derived from נָחַם (nacham) meaning "to comfort" and יָה (yah) referring to the Hebrew God. According to the Book of Nehemiah in the Old Testament he was a leader of the Jews who was responsible for the rebuilding of Jerusalem after the return from the Babylonian captivity.
Other Languages & CulturesNeemias Biblical Greek Nechemyah Biblical Hebrew Neemias Biblical Latin


biblical, books of the Bible, comfort
Entry updated July 11, 2018   Contribute