the name given to a false prophet Shemaiah, who went with the captives to Babylon ( Jeremiah 29:24 Jeremiah 29:31 Jeremiah 29:32 ). The origin of the name is unknown. It is rendered in the marg, "dreamer."
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Nehelamite". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".