Name: Nehemiah

Origin and Meaning of the Name Nehemiah

  • Meaning:
    Consoled by God
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (nee ah MYE ah)
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    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Nehemiah is a character in the Bible. He organized the rebuilding of Jerusalem following the Babylonian exile. The Book of Nehemiah is a continuation of the works set out in the Book of Ezra.

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