Nehmia Name Meaning & Origin

Nehmia

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Origin of the name Nehemiah:

Derived from the Hebrew nechemyāh (comforted by Jehovah). The name is borne in the Bible by a Hebrew leader of about the 5th century B.C. He was a patriot of the exile and governor of the city of Jerusalem, which he returned to physical and religious order. Nehemiah authored the book that bears his name.

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Hebrew for Yaweh is my comfort, according to another site.

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Variant of Nehamiah, of the Bible.

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