nḗ - rı̄´a ( נריּה , nērı̄yāh , "whose lamp is Yah"): The father of Seraiah and of Baruch, Jeremiah's friend and secretary ( Jeremiah 32:12 , Jeremiah 32:16 ; Jeremiah 36:4 , Jeremiah 36:8 , Jeremiah 36:32 ; Jeremiah 43:3 ). In Baruch 1:1 the Greek form of the name, Νηρ (ρ Ο2 επ )ίας , Nēr (e )ı́as , is given, and this shortened, Neri, occurs in the genealogy of Jesus Christ.
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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Neriah'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. http://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/isb/n/neriah.html. 1915.
Sunday, December 4th, 2016
the Second Week of Advent