Jemima

Jemima

[juh-mahy-muh]
noun
a female given name: from a hebrew word meaning “dove.”
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Jemima
fem. personal name, biblical daughter of Job, from Heb. Yemimah, lit. "dove" (cf. Ar. yamama).
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dove, the eldest of Job's three daughters born after his time of trial (Job 42:14).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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