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Jeremai
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jeremai, Son of Hashum
Jeremai, Descendant of Hashum (יְרֵמַי‎, yeremay). A member of the family of Hashum in the postexilic Jewish community. Jeremai was listed among those who agreed to Ezra’s demand to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:33).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jeremai (Person)
JEREMAI (PERSON) [Heb yĕrēmay (יְרֵמַי)]. A descendant of Hashum and one of the returned exiles who was required by Ezra to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:33). According to Noth, the name Jeremai probably is related to the Arabic root warima meaning “fat” or “stout” (IPN 226). This individual does
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jeremai
Jeremai. Hashum’s son who obeyed Ezra’s exhortation to divorce his foreign wife after the exile (Ezr 10:33).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jeremai
Jeremai jerə-mī [Heb. yerēmay]. One of those who had married foreign wives in the time of Ezra (Ezr. 10:33); AV, NEB, Jeremias (1 Esd. 9:34).
Jeremias
1. Named among the sons of Baani as one of those who had married foreign wives (1 Esd. 9:34). In Ezr. 10:33 Jeremai is listed among the sons of Hashum. In 1 Esdras the name should come in 9:33 before Manasses.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jeremai
JEREMAI Hashum’s son who obeyed Ezra’s exhortation to divorce his foreign wife after the exile (Ezr 10:33).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jeremai
JEREMAI. One of the Hebrews whom Ezra persuaded to put away his wife (Ezr 10:33).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jeremai
Jeremai (Heb. yĕrēmay)A son of Hashum; an Israelite who had to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:33).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jeremai
Jeremai [jĕrˊə mī] (Heb. yerēmay). A son of Hashum; an Israelite who had to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:33).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jerema-i
Jer´ema-i (dwelling in heights), a layman, one of the Bene-Hashum, who was compelled by Ezra to put away his foreign wife. Ezra 10:33. (b.c. 459.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Jeremai
JER´EMAI (jerʹe-mī; “high”). One of the “sons” of Hashum who divorced his wife after the return from Babylon (Ezra 10:33), 457 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Jeremai
JEREMAI [JER uh migh] (the Lord hurls) — a son of Hashum who divorced his pagan wife after the Captivity (Ezra 10:33).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
JEREMAI
JEREMAI<jer’-e-mi>, <jer-e-ma’-i> ([יְרֵמַי‎, yeremay], meaning unknown): One of those who had married foreign wives (Ezr 10:33).See JEREMIAS
See also
Relatives
Hashum Father
Manasseh Brother
Shimei Brother
Zabad Brother
Eliphelet Brother
Mattenai Brother
Mattattah Brother