Metaphysical meaning of Neariah (mbd)
Neariah, ne-a-ri-ah (Heb.)--Jehovah shakes out, i. e., disperses; Jah drives out, casts forth; Jah shakes off, i. e., liberates; child of Jah; youth of Jehovah; Jah's bride; servant of Jehovah.
a Son of Shemaiah, descended from David (I Chron. 3:22). b Son of Ishi, a captain of the five hundred Simeonites who went to Mount Seir and "smote the remnant of the Amalekites that escaped, and have dwelt there unto this day" (I Chron. 4:42, 43).
Meta. True thoughts in consciousness; thoughts that are born of God, the offspring of the divine idea of sonship; thoughts that serve Jehovah, the I AM, in the work of freeing the individual from sense errors and in unifying him consciously with spirit (Jehovah shakes out, i. e., disperses, drives out, casts forth, liberates, child of Jah, servant of Jehovah, Jah's bride).