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NIMSHI in Easton's Bible Dictionary

saved. Jehu was "the son of Jehoshaphat, the son of Nimshi" (2 Kings 9:2; compare 1 Kings 19:16).

NIMSHI in Smith's Bible Dictionary

(rescued), the grandfather of Jehu, who is generally called "the son of Nimshi." #1Ki 19:16; 2Ki 9:2, 14,20; 2Ch 22:7|

NIMSHI in Schaff's Bible Dictionary

NIM'SHI (drawn out, saved), the father of Jehu, the king. 1 Kgs 19:16; 2 Kgs 9:2, 2 Kgs 9:14; 2 Chr 22:7.

NIMSHI in Fausset's Bible Dictionary

Grandfather of Jehu, and father of Jehoshaphat (2 Kings 9:2). "Son" means grandson or descendant (1 Kings 19:16).