a classic Testament guide telling exactly how a Jewish official in the courtroom of Artaxerxes I in 444 BC became a leader in rebuilding Jerusalem after the Babylonian Captivity
convenience of Lord, comforted by God.
Name Origin: Hebrew
Name Gender: Male
masc. correct name, Jewish frontrunner under Persian king Artaxerxes, from Hebrew Nehemyah, literally "god conveniences."
With Nehemiah and Ezra we enter upon the era in which a new impulse gave to Jewish life and thought that form which became the characteristic orthodox Judaism.