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[lem-yoo-uh l] /ˈlɛm yu əl/

a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “devoted to God.”.

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.


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