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NAHAMANI (nā'ha-mā'nī, na-hăm'a-nī). One of the leaders of the people who returned from captivity with Zerubbabel (Neh.7.6-Neh.7.7).

NAHAMANI nā’ ə mā’ nī (נַחֲמָ֜נִי, compassionate). One of the Israelites who returned from the Exile with Zerubbabel (Neh 7:7). The name is omitted in Ezra 2:2. In 1 Esdras 5:8 the KJV has “Enenius”; the ASV, “Eneneus,” and the RSV, “Bigvai.”

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

na-ha-ma’-ni, na-ham’-a-ni (nachamani "compassionate"): One of the twelve heads who returned with Zerubbabel (Ne 7:7). The name is wanting in the parallel list (Ezr 2:2). In 1 Esdras 5:8 he is called "Eneneus" (the Revised Version margin "Enenis").