Nehemiah

noun Ne·he·mi·ah \ ˌnē-(h)ə-ˈmī-ə \

Definition of Nehemiah

1 :a Jewish leader of the fifth century b.c. who supervised the rebuilding of the Jerusalem city walls and instituted religious reforms in the city
2 :a narrative and historical book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture — see Bible Table

Origin and Etymology of nehemiah

Hebrew Nĕḥemyāh


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