NEHEMIAH
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Biblical
OTHER SCRIPTS: נְחֶמְיָה (Ancient Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: nee-hə-MIE-ə (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Means "comforted by YAHWEH" in Hebrew. 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.
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES: Neemias (Biblical Greek), Nechemyah (Biblical Hebrew), Neemias (Biblical Latin)
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