"light of Jehovah"

Neriah Origin and Meaning

The name Neriah is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "light of Jehovah".

Neriah is a biblical figure mentioned in the Book of Jeremiah as the father of Baruch and Seraiah ben Neriah. According to the Talmud, Neriah and his sons are all prophets. The name is traditionally associated with Hanukkah, the festival of lights.

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