Hashum in the Bible

1. Ancestor of certain Jews who returned from the captivity

  • Ezra 2:19 The children of Hashum, two hundred twenty and three.
  • Ezra 10:33 Of the sons of Hashum; Mattenai, Mattathah, Zabad, Eliphelet, Jeremai, Manasseh, and Shimei.
  • Nehemiah 7:22 The children of Hashum, three hundred twenty and eight.

Bible Encyclopedia for HASHUM.

2. A priest

  • Nehemiah 8:4 And Ezra the scribe stood upon a pulpit of wood, which they had made for the purpose; and beside him stood Mattithiah, and Shema, and Anaiah, and Urijah, and Hilkiah, and Maaseiah, on his right hand; and on his left hand, Pedaiah, and Mishael, and Malchiah, and Hashum, and Hashbadana, Zechariah, and Meshullam.

See also McClintock and Strong Cyclopedia for Hashum.

3. A head of a family

  • Nehemiah 10:18 Hodijah, Hashum, Bezai,
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