Bible Names H-M: Hashum
Hashum in Easton's Bible Dictionary
opulent. (1.) Ezra 2:19; Neh. 7:22. (2.) Stood on Ezra's left
hand while he read the law (Neh. 8:4).
Hashum in Hitchcock's Bible Names
silence; their hasting
Hashum in Naves Topical Bible
-1. Ancestor of certain Jews who returned from the captivity
Ezr 2:19; 10:33; Ne 7:22
-2. A priest
-3. A head of a family
Hashum in Smiths Bible Dictionary
1. Bene-Hashum, 223 in number, came back from Babylon
with Zerubbabel. Ezr 2:19; 10:33; Ne 7:22 (B.C. before 536.)
The chief man of the family was among these who sealed the
covenant with Nehemiah. Ne 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. Ne 8:4
Hashum in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
(1) In Ezr 2:19; Neh 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 (Neh 8:4; 1 Esdras 9:44, "Lothasubus"). The signer of
the covenant (Neh 10:18) is possibly the same.
Hashum Scripture - Ezra 10:33
Of the sons of Hashum; Mattenai, Mattathah, Zabad, Eliphelet,
Jeremai, Manasseh, [and] Shimei.
Hashum Scripture - Ezra 2:19
The children of Hashum, two hundred twenty and three.
Hashum Scripture - 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]
The Children of Hashum in Fausset's Bible Dictionary
1. 223 in Ezra, 328 in Nehemiah, came back with Zerubbabel
(Nehemiah 7:22; Ezra 2:19). Many causes which we can only
conjecture may have produced the variation; some gave in their
names to go who did not go; others joined the caravan
subsequently (Nehemiah 10:18; Ezra 10:33).
2. Nehemiah 8:4.
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