n. male first name

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Lemuel — ist ein männlicher Vorname aus dem Alten Testament. Lemuel war dem Buch der Sprichwörter zufolge der Name eines ansonsten nirgendwo weiter erwähnten Königs (Spr 31,4 EU und 31,4 EU). Die Übersetzung der hebräischen Bedeutung lautet „Gott ergeben“ …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lemuel — is a Hebrew name, meaning Devoted to God , and it may refer to:* Lemuel Gulliver * Lemuel (Biblical king), mentioned in the Book of Proverbs, Chapter 31 * Lemuel (Book of Mormon), the second eldest of Lehi s sons and the brother of Laman and… …   Wikipedia

  • LEMUEL — (Heb. לְמוּאֵל, לְמוֹאֵל; belonging to God ), apparently a foreign king to whom the instruction in Proverbs 31:2–9 is addressed by his mother. Proverbs 31:1, in which Lemuel is mentioned, should be divided not after melekh but after massa, thus… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Lemuel — m Biblical name (possibly meaning ‘devoted to God’ in Hebrew) borne by an obscure king who was lectured by his mother on the perils of strong drink and the virtues of a dutiful wife (Proverbs 31). He is mentioned by Chaucer in The Canterbury… …   First names dictionary

  • Lemuel — Lemuel, fingirter König, welchem die, in den Sprüchwörtern Salomonis 31,2–9 enthaltenen Gnomen bestimmt waren …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Lemuel — [lem′yo͞o əl] n. [Heb lemūʼēl, lit., belonging to God] a masculine name: dim. Lem …   English World dictionary

  • Lemuel — Este artículo o sección necesita referencias que aparezcan en una publicación acreditada, como revistas especializadas, monografías, prensa diaria o páginas de Internet fidedignas. Puedes añadirlas así o avisar …   Wikipedia Español

  • Lemuel — hebräischer Ursprung, Bedeutung: der Gottgeweihte. Bekannt durch Lemuel Gulliver aus dem Roman »Gullivers Reisen« (1726) …   Deutsch namen

  • Lemuel — /lem yooh euhl/, n. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning devoted to God. * * * …   Universalium

  • Lemuel — noun a) A king mentioned in the Proverbs. b) of biblical origin …   Wiktionary

  • Lemuel —    Dedicated to God, a king whom his mother instructed (Prov. 31:1 9). Nothing is certainly known concerning him. The rabbis identified him with Solomon …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

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