the name given to the hereditary temple servants in all the post-Exilian books of Scripture. The word means given, i.e., “those set apart”, viz., to the menial work of the sanctuary for the Levites. The name occurs seventeen times, and in each case in the Authorized Version incorrectly terminates in “s”, “Nethinims;” in the Revised Version, correctly without the “s” (Ezra 2:70; 7:7, 24; 8:20, etc.). The tradition is that the Gibeonites (Josh. 9:27) were the original caste, afterwards called Nethinim. Their numbers were added to afterwards from captives taken in battle; and they were formally given by David to the Levites (Ezra 8:20), and so were called Nethinim, i.e., the given ones, given to the Levites to be their servants. Only 612 Nethinim returned from Babylon (Ezra 2:58; 8:20). They were under the control of a chief from among themselves (2:43; Neh. 7:46). No reference to them appears in the New Testament, because it is probable that they became merged in the general body of the Jewish people.
noun 1. the infernal regions; hell. 2. the afterworld, or the hereafter. noun 1. the world after death; the underworld 2. hell 3. a criminal underworld
[nurv] /nɜrv/ noun 1. one or more bundles of fibers forming part of a system that conveys impulses of sensation, motion, etc., between the brain or spinal cord and other parts of the body. 2. a sinew or tendon: to strain every nerve. 3. firmness or courage under trying circumstances: an assignment requiring nerve. 4. […]
[nur-veen, -vahyn] /ˈnɜr vin, -vaɪn/ adjective 1. of or relating to the nerves. 2. acting on or relieving disorders of the nerves; soothing the nerves. noun 3. a nervine medicine. /ˈnɜːviːn/ adjective 1. having a soothing or calming effect upon the nerves noun 2. (obsolete) a nervine drug or agent
[net-i-kit, ‐ket] /ˈnɛt ɪ kɪt, ‐ˌkɛt/ noun 1. the rules of etiquette that apply when communicating over computer networks, especially the Internet. /ˈnɛtɪˌkɛt/ noun 1. the informal code of behaviour on the internet n. 1993, coined punningly from net, short for Internet + etiquette. noun The etiquette of the Internet; polite online behavior: the ”netiquette” […]