Jerahmeel (son of Jehoiakim)
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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jerahmeel. 1. Firstborn of Hezron’s three sons, the father of six sons and a descendant of Judah through Perez’s line (1 Chr 2:9–42). He was the founder of the family of Jerahmeelites, who in David’s time lived in the Negeb region and occupied a number of cities (1 Sm 27:10; 30:29).2. Kish’s son and
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
3. A contemporary of Jeremiah (cf. Jer. 36:26) who served as an official under King Jehoiakin (609–598 b.c.). The king of whom he was a “son” could hardly have been Jehoiakim, who would only have been about thirty at the time (cf. Jer. 36:9), but perhaps the term “son” merely meant “descendant,” implying
Jerahmeel jə-räʹmē-əl [Heb. yeraḥmeʾēl—‘may God have compassion’].
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Jerahmeel (ji-rah´mee-uhl; Heb., “may El [God] have compassion”).1 The ancestor of the Jerahmeelites, a group of non-Israelites who lived in the extreme southern part of the land of Judah. David came into contact with them there after his flight from Saul (1 Sam. 27:10; 30:29).2 The son of Kish, and
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jerah´me-el (mercy of God).1. First-born son of Hezron, the son of Pharez, the son of Judah, 1 Chron. 2:9, 25–27, 33, 42, and founder of the family of Jerahmeelites. 1 Sam. 27:10. (b.c. before 1491.)2. A Merarite Levite, the representative of the family of Kish, the son of Mahli. 1 Chron. 24:29; comp.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary