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Dictionaries :: Hashum

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Easton's Bible Dictionary


opulent. (1.) Ezr 2:19; Neh 7:22. (2.) Stood on Ezra's left hand while he read the law (Neh 8:4).

Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary


silence; their hasting

International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia


ha'-shum (chashum):

(1) In Ezr 2:19; Ne 7:22, "children of Hashum" are mentioned among the returning exiles. In Ezr 10:33 (compare 1 Esdras 9:33, "Asom"), members of the same family are named among those who married foreign wives.

(2) One of those who stood on Ezra's left at the reading of the law (Ne 8:4; #/APC 1Esdras 9:44, "Lothasubus"). The signer of the covenant (Ne 10:18) is possibly the same.

Smith's Bible Dictionary



(1.) Bene‐Hashum, 223 in number, came back from Babylon with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:19; 10:33; Nehemiah 7:22). (B.C. before 536) The chief man of the family was among these who sealed the covenant with Nehemiah (Nehemiah 10:18). (B.C. 410)

(2.) One of the priests or Levites who stood on Ezra's left hand while he read the law to the congregation (Nehemiah 8:4). (B.C. 410)


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