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Nehemiah



Nehemiah [Nehemi'ah] 1. Son of Hachaliah and a captive in Persia: he was cupbearer to king Artaxerxes, and was permitted to return and rebuild Jerusalem. He is called the Tirshatha, or Governor. Neh. 1: 1; Neh. 8: 9; Neh. 10: 1; Neh. 12: 26, 47. See NEHEMIAH, Book OF.

2. A chief man who returned from exile. Ezra 2: 2; Neh. 7: 7.

3. Son of Azbuk: he helped to repair the wall of Jerusalem. Neh. 3: 16.

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