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Ramiah

RAMIAH (ra-mī'a, Heb. ramyâh, God is set on high). A descendant of Parosh, mentioned in the list of those who renounced their foreign wives at the request of Ezra (Ezra.10.25).


RAMIAH rə mī’ ə (֠רַמְיָה, Yahweh is high). A descendant of Parosh (cf. Ezra 2:3) who returned from the Babylonian exile with Zerubbabel. He is one of those who married a foreign wife (Ezra 10:25).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

One of the Israelites, of the sons of Parosh, mentioned in the register of those who had offended in the matter of foreign marriages (Ezr 10:25). The form of the name in 1 Esdras (9:26), "Hiermas," presupposes a Hebrew form yeremyah or possibly yirmeyah = "Jeremiah."