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Nahamani meaning

נחמני

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🔼The name Nahamani in the Bible

The name Nahamani occurs only once in the Bible. Nehemiah mentions him among the men who returned from the Babylonian exile together with Zerubbabel (Nehemiah 7:7). It's unknown why Ezra omits Nahamani in his list (Ezra 2:2), but this and other discrepancies appear to suggest that neither account was supposed to be exhaustive (see our article on the name Kiriath-arim for a brief discussion on this).

🔼Etymology of the name Nahamani

The name Nahamani appears to be a derivation from a verb that does not otherwise occurs in the Bible. The verb is נחם (naham), meaning to be sorry or compassionate:

🔼Nahamani meaning

For a meaning of the name Nahamani, both NOBSE Study Bible Name List and BDB Theological Dictionary read Compassionate. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names proposes Repenting.