light; lamp of the Lord
(lamp of Jehovah ), the son of Maaseiah and father of Baruch and Seraiah.
ne-ri'-a (neriyah, "whose lamp is Yah"):
The father of Seraiah and of Baruch, Jeremiah's friend and secretary (Jeremiah 32:12,16; 36:4,8,32; 43:3). In Baruch 1:1 the Greek form of the name, Ner(e)ias, is given, and this shortened, Neri, occurs in the genealogy of Jesus Christ.
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