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Strong's #7480 - רְעֵלָיָה

Root Word (Etymology)
from (H7477) and (H3050)
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Reelaiah = “bearer of Jehovah”

1) one who returned from exile with Zerubbabel

1a) also ‘Raamiah’

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (1)
Ezra 1
NAS (1)
Ezra 1
HCS (1)
Ezra 1
BSB (1)
Ezra 1
ESV (1)
Ezra 1
WEB (1)
Ezra 1
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 רְעֵלָיָה proper name, masculine companion of Zerubbabel, Ezra 2:2 (Ρεελεια, ᵐ5 L Δεμίου), = רַעַמְיָה Nehemiah 7:7 (Νααμια, א Δαεμια, ᵐ5 L Δαιμίας, A Ρεελμα).

רעם ( √ of following, probably onomatopoetic; Gerber47 proposes move violently as original meaning, but reference to thunderous sound everywhere, except Ezekiel 27:35 where text dubious, see below; compare Aramaic רַעַם, רְעִים noun thunder, רְעֵם verb thunder; especially Aph`el Ithpa`al utter (loud) complaints; , noun thunder, verb thunder, lament, compare Late Hebrew רָעַם Hiph`il thunder, Hithpa`el complain; Ethiopic : noun thunder, Assyrian rîmu, id.; Arabic vex, dislike, etc.).

רַעַמְיָה (? thunder of ׳י) Nehemiah 7:7 see רְעֵלָיָה.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

רְעֵלָיָה (“whom Jehovah makes to tremble,” i.e. who fears Jehovah), [Reelaiah], pr.n. m. Ezra 2:2 for which there is in Nehemiah 7:7, רַעַמְיָה [Raamiah].

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List of Word Forms
רְֽעֵלָיָ֜ה רעליה rə‘êlāyāh rə·‘ê·lā·yāh reelaYah
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