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Nehemiah in Wikipedia
Nehemiah or Nechemya (English pronunciation: /ˌniː.əˈmaɪ.ə/;
נְחֶמְיָה, "Comforted of/is the LORD (YHWH)," Standard Hebrew
Nəḥemya, Tiberian Hebrew Nəḥemyāh) is a major figure in the
post-exile history of the Jews as recorded in the Bible, and
is believed to be the primary author of the Book of Nehemiah.
He was the son of Hachaliah, (Neh. 1:1) and probably of the
Tribe of Judah. His ancestors resided in Jerusalem before his
service in Persia. (Neh. 2:3)...