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Jemimah
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jemimah, Daughter of Job
Jemimah, Daughter of Job (יְמִימָה‎, yemimah). The first daughter born to Job after his trials (Job 42:14).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jemimah (Person)
JEMIMAH (PERSON) [Heb yemı̄mâ (יֶמִמָה)]. The first of Job’s daughters born to him after the restoration of his fortunes (42:14). The name may mean “turtledove” if the root has the meaning it carries in Arabic (cf. Dhorme 1967; Cant 2:14). It is noteworthy that Job gave his daughter Jemimah and her
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jemimah, Jemima
Jemimah, Jemima. First of the three daughters born to Job when he was restored after his affliction (Jb 42:14, kjv Jemima).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jemimah
Jemimah jə-mïʹmə [Heb. yemîmâ—perhaps a diminutive meaning ‘little dove’]. The first daughter of Job (42:14) born after his restoration from affliction.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jemimah
JEMIMAH First of the three daughters born to Job when he was restored after his affliction (Jb 42:14).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Jemimah
Jemimah (ji-mi´muh), the first of Job’s three daughters born when God restored his fortunes. All of these daughters were exceptional for their beauty. Job gave them an inheritance along with their brothers, whose names are curiously not given (Job 42:13–15).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jemima
JEMIMA. Eldest of Job’s three daughters, all of exceeding beauty, born to him, after his restoration to prosperity (Job 42:14). Her name perhaps means “dove,” with reference to the Egyptian turtledove.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jemimah
Jemimah (Heb. yĕmɩ̂mâ)The first of Job’s three daughters, born to him after his fortunes were restored (Job 42:14).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jemimah
Jemimah [jə mīˊmə] (Heb. yemîmâ “little dove” [?]). The first of Job’s three daughters, born to him after he had surmounted his trials (Job 42:14; KJV “Jemima”).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Jemimah
JEMIMAH The first daughter born to Job after the end of his immense sufferings (Job 42:14). He had three older daughters who perished (Job 1:2, 19).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jemima
Jemi´ma (dove), the eldest of the three daughters born to Job after the restoration of his prosperity. Job 42:14.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Jemima
JEMI´MA (je-mīʹma; a “pigeon, dove”), Jemimah (NASB and NIV). The name of the first of the three daughters born to Job after his restoration to prosperity (Job 42:14).
See also
Relatives
Job Father
Kerenhappuch Sister
Keziah Sister