🔼The name Jahmai in the Bible
Jahmai is one of six sons of Tola, who is one of four sons of Issachar (1 Chronicles 7:2).
🔼Etymology of the name Jahmai
The name Jahmai comes from the verb חמה (hmh). This verb isn't used in the Bible, but in cognate languages it means to protect, guard or surround:
For a meaning of the name Jahmai, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads May God Protect and BDB Theological Dictionary offers the similar May Yah Protect. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names proposes He Will Be Guarded Of The Lord.