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Lexicon :: Strong's H7348 - rᵊḥûm

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

רְחוּם Rᵉchûwm, rekh-oom'; a form of H7349; Rechum, the name of a Persian and of three Israelites:—Rehum.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x

The KJV translates Strong's H7348 in the following manner: Rehum (8x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x
The KJV translates Strong's H7348 in the following manner: Rehum (8x).
  1. Rehum = "compassion"

    1. an man who returned from exile with Zerubbabel

      1. also 'Nehum'

    2. a commander who wrote a letter to the king Artaxerxes in which he opposed the rebuilding of Jerusalem

    3. a Levite of the family of Bani who assisted in rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem

    4. one of the chiefs of the people who sealed the covenant with Nehemiah

    5. a priest who returned from exile with Zerubbabel

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
רְחוּם Rᵉchûwm, rekh-oom'; a form of H7349; Rechum, the name of a Persian and of three Israelites:—Rehum.
רְחוּם, רְחֻם proper name, masculine (compassion, or softness, gentleness ?); — post-exilic name:
1. with Zerubbabel:
a. רְחוּם Ezra 2:2, A Ιρεουμ’, LXX of Lucian (Lag.) Ναουμ (= נְחוּם || Nehemiah 7:7).
b. priest, רְחֻם Nehemiah 12:3 Ρεουμ (= חָרִם Nehemiah 12:15, compare Nehemiah 7:42 = Ezra 2:39; Ezra 10:21, see חָרִם 3a).
2. רְחוּם, with Nehemiah:
a. Levite Nehemiah 3:17, Βασουθ, א A LXX of Lucian (Lag.) Ραουμ.
b. Nehemiah 10:26, Ρα[ε]ουμ.

Biblical Aramaic

רְחוּם proper name, masculine Persian official Ezra 4:8 (usually explained from √ רחם, see Biblical Hebrew; Scheft92 thinks possibly originally רוחם, Old Iranian proper name rukma, = splendour).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


2:2; 2:39; 4:8; 10:21


3:17; 7:7; 7:42; 10:26; 12:3; 12:15


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7348 matches the Hebrew רְחוּם (rᵊḥûm),
which occurs 8 times in 8 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:2 - [fn]These came with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, [fn]Seraiah, [fn]Reelaiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, [fn]Mispar, Bigvai, [fn]Rehum H7348 and Baanah. The number of the men of the people of Israel:
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:8 - [fn]Rehum H7348 the commander and Shimshai the scribe wrote a letter against Jerusalem to King Artaxerxes, as follows
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:9 - then wrote Rehum H7348 the commander and Shimshai the scribe and the rest of their colleagues, the judges and the lesser governors, the officials, the secretaries, the men of Erech, the Babylonians, the men of Susa, that is, the Elamites,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:17 - Then the king sent an answer to Rehum H7348 the commander, to Shimshai the scribe, and to the rest of their colleagues who live in Samaria and in the rest of the provinces beyond the River: “Peace. And now
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:23 - Then as soon as the copy of King Artaxerxes’ document was read before Rehum H7348 and Shimshai the scribe and their colleagues, they went in haste to Jerusalem to the Jews and stopped them by force of arms.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:17 - After him the Levites carried out repairs under Rehum H7348 the son of Bani. Next to him Hashabiah, the official of half the district of Keilah, carried out repairs for his district.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 10:25 - Rehum, H7348 Hashabnah, Maaseiah,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:3 - Shecaniah, Rehum, H7348 Meremoth,

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