[ US /ˈnæhəm/ ]
  1. an Old Testament book telling Nahum's prophecy of the fall of Nineveh
  2. a Hebrew minor prophet of the 7th century BC
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  • Seb was somewhat less effusive in his acclaim, yet he was far more relieved than anyone else at Nahum's success.
  • The burden concerning Nineveh . The book of the vision of Nahum the Elkoshite.
  • She knew that they were talking about that old trouble, and Nahum Beals's voice of high wrath made her shrink; but, after all, she was removed from it all that night into a little prospective paradise of her own, which, as is the case in childhood, seemed to overgild her own future and all the troubles of the world. The Portion of Labor
  • But the idea of high-level support for such action was catapulted into the headlines after the well-connected columnist Nahum Barnea asked in an article in the Yediot Ahronot newspaper last Friday whether Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak had decided between them to attack Iran's nuclear installations. The Washington Post: National, World & D.C. Area News and Headlines - The Washington Post
  • The name Capernaum, that is, "village of Nahum," seems to take its name from Nahum having resided in it, though born in Elkosh in the neighborhood. Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible
  • This was Nahum's wedding gift to his bride.
  • There is no word more shameful in the Israeli lexicon of violence than the word 'handful,' " wrote Nahum Barnea, a columnist for the newspaper Yediot Aharonot. NYT > Home Page
  • Then Nahum denounced the city and was slain by the populace, who proclaimed him and Jonah to be false prophets, since the doom the latter foretold does not come to pass, See Schwarz, _Das Heilige Land_, 1852, p. 259, identifying Kefar Tanchum near Tiberias with Nahum's burialplace] [Footnote 121: As to Jewish seats of learning in Babylon refer to Dr. Krauss's Article "Babylonia" in the _Jewish The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela
  • The Infectious Diseases Society of America, a professional organization of doctors, cites the case of Josh Nahum, a 27-year-old skydiving instructor in Colorado.
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