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Jerahme-el

Jerahme-el [N] [E] [H]

(mercy of God ).

  1. First-born son of hezron, the son of Pharez, the son of Judah, ( 1 Chronicles 2:9 1 Chronicles 2:25-27 1 Chronicles 2:33 1 Chronicles 2:42 ) and founder of the family of Jerahmeelites. ( 1 Samuel 27:10 ) (B.C. before 1491.)
  2. A Merarite Levite, the representative of the family of Kish, the son of Mahli. ( 1 Chronicles 24:29 ) comp. 1Chr 23:21 (B.C. 1014.)
  3. Son of Hammelech, who was employed by Jehoiakim to make Jeremiah and baruch prisoners, after the had burnt the roll of Jeremiahs prophecy. ( Jeremiah 36:26 ) (B.C. 505.)

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Jerahmeel'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.