1 The ancestor who gave his name to a group of non-Israelites, the Jerahmeelites, who lived in the extreme southern part of the land of Judah. David came into contact with them there after his flight from Saul (1Sam 27:10; 1Sam 30:29). 2 The son of Kish, and a Levite (1Chr 24:29). 3 One of the three men sent by the Judean king Jehoiakim to arrest Jeremiah and Baruch (Jer 36:26). Although Jerahmeel is called the “king’s son,” that may be an official title, and hence does not necessarily mean he was Jehoiakim’s son.
10When Achish asked, “Against whom have you made a raid today?” David would say, “Against the Negeb of Judah,” or “Against the Negeb of the Jerahmeelites,” or, ... View more
29in Racal, in the towns of the Jerahmeelites, in the towns of the Kenites,
29Of Kish, the sons of Kish: Jerahmeel.
26And the king commanded Jerahmeel the king's son and Seraiah son of Azriel and Shelemiah son of Abdeel to arrest the secretary Baruch and the prophet Jeremiah. ... View more