Nemuel in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
nem'-u-el, ne-mu'-el (nemu'el):ould not show their families
nor their stock" (1 Esdras 5:37) = "Nekoda" of Ezr 2:60; Neh
(1) A Reubenite, brother of Dathan and Abiram (Nu 26:9).
(2) A son of Simeon (Nu 26:12; 1 Ch 4:24). The name occurs
also in the form "Jemuel" (Gen 46:10; Ex 6:15). According to
Gray (Studies in Hebrew Proper Names), either form is
etymologically obscure; but Nemuel is probably correct, for it
is easier to account for its corruption into Jemuel than vice
versa. The patronymic Nemuelites occurs once (Nu 26:12).