Nahum definition

nāhəm, nāəm
A Hebrew prophet of the seventh century bc who predicted the fall of Nineveh.
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(person, proper) A Hebrew prophet of the 7th cent. b.c.
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(proper) The book of his prophecies.
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Origin of nahum

  • Hebrew naḥûm comfort from niḥam to console nḥm in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition