Definition of Book of nehemiah
1. Noun. An Old Testament book telling how a Jewish official at the court of Artaxerxes I in 444 BC became a leader in rebuilding Jerusalem after the Babylonian Captivity.
Generic synonyms: Book
Group relationships: Old Testament, Hagiographa, Ketubim, Writings
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Literary usage of Book of nehemiah
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1. The History of the Hebrew Nation and Its Literature: With an Appendix on the by Samuel Sharpe (1890)
"The Book of Nehemiah is one of the most interesting of the historical ... In the Book of Nehemiah we for the first time meet with the word " Jew," with the ..."
2. Dr. William Smith's Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities by William Smith (1888)
"... in the present book of Nehemiah ; and if any dej>ei.d- ence can l>e placed upon the account there ..."