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Comforting god : that's exactly what it means nothing more read in Nehemiah, it starts out straight up talking to you unlike the other that talk of others.
Titus Allard  1/3/2020
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I have a brother named Nehemiah
He has a special gift that comes from our ancestors.
TianaXL  7/16/2019
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It is a nice name but unfortunately the one boy I know named Nehemiah is actually called Mia (pronounced My-ah) by his family. They have named him a strong masculine name but call him by a very feminine nickname. He hates the nickname and the fact most people are too lazy to call him by his full first name and instead opt for any nickname they can come up with like Nee, Nee-ah and Mia, which to him sound either feminine or just dumb. I don't disagree with him.
― Anonymous User  9/9/2018
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My middle name is Nehemiah... My first name is Jaydon and it was almost Jeremiah... I absolutely love my middle name, it goes good with Jaydon! I'm proud of it because it's not like everyone else's, like Tarence or Michael or... Matthias.
― Anonymous User  2/6/2018
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Jeremiah is an exceedingly better name. I dislike the beginning of Nehemiah. The "Nehe" part just doesn't do it for me.
― Anonymous User  3/12/2017
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A good middle name for this would be Nathan or Nathaniel.
― Anonymous User  8/9/2015
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Nehemiah is my name, which means "the lord has comforted" or "comforted by Yahweh". I pray and wish that God will grant me that I become like Nehemiah in the Bible. He's my mentor.
Nehemiah  11/29/2014
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The reason a lot of Biblical names end in the "iah" is because that is one way of saying G-d in Hebrew.
So if a name means "G-d comforts", it's Nechemia. If it means "G-d is great", it's Gedalya. If it means "G-d's friend", it's Yedidya, etc. It's not a naming convention, just a religious convention.
materetsky  4/16/2012
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Nehemiah Persoff, Israeli-born American actor.
Kosta  6/30/2010
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Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible names also gives the meaning of Nehemiah as:
consolation; repentance of the Lord

In Greek, Nehemiah is written as follows:
Νεεμίας
Deborah Reyes  11/18/2009
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Ugh, one of these pompous and foreign-sounding Biblical names with the annoying -iah ending again. People would assume the parents are religious wackos.
slight night shiver  5/1/2008
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Well, I know it may seem strange but I've actually seen a few women be named Nehemiah. Although it was spelled differently. Like Niamiah or Nehemia. I think it's really cute. =)
Cyneburga  3/14/2008
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Very nice name. I like it as a middle name for one-syllable names.
jasmineenimsaj  2/18/2008
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Miah (said like Maya) could be a good nickname for this name.
skatergirl2  5/6/2007
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A famous bearer is Nehemiah off "The Duel" on MTV.
Sarasponda  11/20/2006
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I think that Nehemiah is a very strong name and it has a great meaning behind it. I plan on naming my little boy Nehemiah Seth.
iwantanehemiah  9/26/2006
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Nehemiah is one who is strong and brave and will not come down off of his wall of separation. "And I sent messengers unto them, saying, I am doing a great work, so that I cannot come down: why should the work cease, whilst I leave it, and come down to you?" Nehemiah 6:3 (KJV).
― Anonymous User  7/28/2005

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