Nehemiah

Nehemiah (Nee´huh-mi´uh; Heb., “Yah[weh] comforts”)

Cupbearer to the Persian king who becomes a national hero of Israel due to his role in rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem after the Babylonian exile. His story is told in the book of Nehemiah.

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