Nehelamite, The

Smith’s Bible Dictionary

“Nehelamite, The ” means

Nehelamite, The : the designation of a man named Shemaiah, a false prophet, who went with the captivity to Babylon. (Jeremiah 29:24,31,32) The name is no doubt formed from that either of Shemaiah's native place or the progenitor of his family which of the two is uncertain.