Jerah'meël (Heb. Yerachmeël', ירִחמאֵל, loving God or beloved by God), the name of three men.
1. (Sept. Ι᾿ραμεήλ and Ι᾿ερεμεήλ v.r. Ι᾿εραμεήλ.) First born of Hezron, brother of Caleb, and father of Ram (not Aram), of the tribe of Judah (1Ch 2:9,25; 1Ch 26:27,32,32). B.C. ante 1658. His descendants were called JERAHMLEELITES (Hebrew Yeracnheëli', ירִחמאֵלַי, Sept. Ι᾿εριμιήλ and ῾Ιεριμιήλ v.r. ῾Ιερεμεήλ, 1Sa 27:10; 1Sa 30:29).
2. (Sept. Ι᾿ραμαήλ v.r. ῾Ιεραμεήλ.) Son of Kish, a Levite whose relationship is undefined otherwise (2Ch 24:27). B.C. apparently 1014.
3. (Sept. ῾Ιερεμιήλ v.r. Ι᾿ερεμεήλa.) Son of Hammelech (q.v.), one of the two persons commanded by Jehoiakim to apprehend Jeremiah and Baruch, who providentially escaped (Jer 36:26). B.C. 605.