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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #05166 - נְחֶמְיָה
Nehemiah = “Jehovah comforts”
1) the son of Hachaliah, cupbearer to king Artaxerxes, who became governor of Judah after the return from exile
2) one of the 12 heads of the people who returned from exile with Zerubbabel
3) son of Azbuk and ruler of the half part of Beth-zur, who helped to repair the wall of Jerusalem
נְחֶמְיָה (“whom Jehovah comforts,” i.e. whom he aids), Nehemiah, pr.n.
(1) the son of Hachaliah, the governor of Judea, in the reign of Artaxerxes Longimanus, Nehemiah 1:1, 8:9 10:2 compare תִּרְשָׁתָא. Others are
(2) Nehemiah 3:16.
(3) Ezra 2:2; Nehemiah 7:7.
the Second Week of Advent