Definition of Nahum
1. Noun. A Hebrew minor prophet of the 7th century BC.
2. Noun. An Old Testament book telling Nahum's prophecy of the fall of Nineveh.
Generic synonyms: Book
Group relationships: Old Testament, Nebiim, Prophets
Definition of Nahum
1. Proper noun. (biblical) A book of the Old Testament of the Bible, and of the Tanakh. ¹
2. Proper noun. (biblical character) Its author, a minor prophet. ¹
3. Proper noun. (qualifier rare) (Hebrew male given name) of biblical origin. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Nahum
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Journal of Biblical Literature by Society of Biblical Literature (1906)
"JOURNAL OF BIBLICAL LITERATURE Volume XXVI Part I The Book of nahum * PAUL HAUPT, LL.D. JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY IN my address on Purim, which I delivered ..."
2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"The name nahum was apparently of not rare occurrence. Indeed, not to speak of a certain nahum listed in the Vulgate and Douay Version ..."
3. In the Child's World: Morning Talks and Stories for Kindergartens, Primary by Emilie Poulsson (1893)
"nahum Prince* This is the story of nahum Prince, and the tears are in my eyes now as I think of him. He must have lived a hundred or more years ago, ..."
4. History of the Hebrews: Their Political, Social and Religious Development by Frank Knight Sanders (1914)
"The adjustment of Jeremiah's prophecies and of the predictions of nahum and Habakkuk is exact enough for all practical purposes. 1. ..."
5. A Critical and Historical Introduction to the Canonical Scriptures of the by Wilhelm Martin Leberecht De Wette (1843)
"nahum.' §240. HIS LIFE AND TIMES. nahum of Elkos*—to follow the contents of his oracles — prophesied after the unsuccessful irruption of Senna- " Theod. ..."
6. The Minor Prophets: With a Commentary Explanatory and Practical and by Edward Bouverie Pusey (1885)
"THE prophecy of nahum Ls both the complement and the counterpart of ... Nineveh, as. appears from nahum, had fallen back into the violence of which it had ..."