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NIMSHI (nĭm’shī). The grandfather of Jehu whose coup d'état ended the rule of the house of Ahab (2Kgs.9.2, 2Kgs.9.14). Elsewhere Jehu is called “son of Nimshi” (1Kgs.19.16).

NIMSHI nĭm’ shī (נִמְשִׁ֗י). The grandfather of Jehu (2 Kings 9:2, 14); but Jehu is sometimes called the “son of Nimshi” (1 Kings 19:16; 2 Kings 9:20; 2 Chron 22:7).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

The grandfather of Jehu (2Ki 9:2,14). Jehu’s usual designation is "son of Nimshi" (1Ki 19:16).