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Jerah’me-el (mercy of God).

1. First-born son of Hezron, the son of Pharez, the son of Judah, 1 Chron. 2:9, 25-27, 33, 42, and founder of the family of Jerahmeelites. 1 Sam. 27:10. (b.c. before 1491.)

2. A Merarite Levite, the representative of the family of Kish, the son of Mahli. 1 Chron. 24:29; comp. 23:21. (b.c. 1014.)

3. Son of Hammelech, who was employed by Jehoiakim to make Jeremiah and Baruch prisoners, after he had burnt the roll of Jeremiah’s prophecy. Jer. 36:26. (b.c. 505.)