Pronounce: nekh-em-yaw'

Strong: H5166

Orig: from 5162 and 3050; consolation of Jah; Nechemjah, the name of three Israelites:--Nehemiah. H5162 H3050

Use: Proper Name Masculine

Grk Strong:

    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