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also known as: Nehusta and Nohesta

Meaning: copper or brass

She is the daughter of Elnathan of Jerusalem, and the wife of ungodly King Jehoiakin (Jehoiachin) (2 Kings 24:8), king of Judah (Judea).

She went with her husband into the Babylonian captivity brought by King Nebuchadnezzar’s conquering of their kingdom.

The Bible tells us nothing directly about her character, but it can be assumed that she was likely ungodly—as were her husband and son.

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Article Version: September 23, 2021