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

First Known Use of Nehemiah

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Nehemiah

Hebrew Nĕḥemyāh

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