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Jerahmeel

Meaning: loving God

This is the name of 3 Biblical men.

  1. Jerahmeel, the firstborn son of Hezron, the brother of Caleb (1 Chr. 2:9, 25-26, etc.)

    Relatives

    • Father: Hezron
    • Brothers: Ram and Chelubai
    • Sisters: not named or numbered in the Bible
    • Sons: Ram the firstborn, then Bunah, Oren, Ozem, Ahijah and Onam
    • Wives: Atarah and at least one other
    • Daughters: not named or numbered in the Bible
  2. Jerahmeel, the son of Kish, a Levite (1 Chr. 24:29)

  3. Prince Jerahmeel (Jer. 36:26), the son of King Jehoiakim at the time of Jeremiah. The king wrongly ordered him and two others to arrest Jeremiah and Baruch the scribe.

    Also see: hammelech

Article Version: July 1, 2018