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nimshi in the Bible

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

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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  • He was riding a fine, spirited horse, and riding like Jehu the son of nimshi, who doubtless rode—as well as drove—furiously.

    A Reconstructed Marriage Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  • Like the driving of Jehu, the son of nimshi: for he driveth furiously.

    Familiar Quotations John Bartlett
  • He was very much intoxicated; and, like Jehu the son of nimshi, he drove furiously.

  • "Jehu, the son of nimshi," could not have done the distance in five minutes less.

    Glances at Europe Horace Greeley
  • “Like Jehu, the son of nimshi, he driveth furiously,” observed Belle.

  • Verily the riding is like the riding of Jehu, the son of nimshi for he rideth furiously.

    The Paths of Inland Commerce Archer B. Hulbert
  • Now he drives about at a rate that "Jehu the son of nimshi would approve," and is independent of winds and weather.

    Le Petit Nord Anne Elizabeth Caldwell (MacClanahan) Grenfell and Katie Spalding
  • I must go fast through here, you know, because I've got the reputation of driving like the son of nimshi.

    The Rubicon E. F. Benson

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