Character Study on Hashum

Character Study on Hashum

Ezra 2: The children of Hashum, two hundred twenty and three.
Ezra 10: Of the sons of Hashum; Mattenai, Mattathah, Zabad, Eliphelet, Jeremai, Manasseh, and Shimei.
Nehemiah 7: The children of Hashum, three hundred twenty and eight.
Nehemiah 8: 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.
Nehemiah 10: Hodijah, Hashum, Bezai,

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Easton's Bible Dictionary - Hashum
Opulent.
Ezra 2:19 ; Nehemiah 7:22 .

Stood on Ezra's left hand while he read the law (Nehemiah 8:4 ).


Holman Bible Dictionary - Hashum
(hay' sshuhm) 1. Personal name meaning, “flat-nosed.” Clan leader of group returning from Babylonian Exile with Zerubbabel about 537 B.C. Some clan members divorced their foreign wives under Ezra's leadership to rid the community of religious temptations (Ezra 10:33 ). 2 . Community leader who stood with Ezra while he read the law to the people (Nehemiah 8:4 ). He also signed Nehemiah's covenant to obey God (Nehemiah 10:18 ).



Hitchcock's Bible Names - Hashum
Silence; their hasting
Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Hashum, the Children of
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.

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Hashum
1. Ancestor of some who returned from exile, some of whom had married strange wives. Ezra 2:19 ; Ezra 10:33 ; Nehemiah 7:22 .

2. One who assisted Ezra when he read the law. Nehemiah 8:4 .

3. A chief of the people who sealed the covenant. Nehemiah 10:18 .

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Lothasubus - A corruption of Hashum in Nehemiah 8:4
Asom - His sons were among those who put away their ‘strange’ wives; called Hashum , Ezra 10:33
Jeremai - A Jew of the family of Hashum who had married a foreign wife ( Ezra 10:33 [ 1Es 9:34 Jeremias ])
Jer'Ema-i - (dwelling in heights ), a layman, one of the Bene-Hashum, who was compelled by Ezra to put away his foreign wife
Arom - , unless it represents Hashum in Ezra 2:19
ha'Shum -
Bene-Hashum, 223 in number, came back from Babylon with Zerubbabel
Eliphelet - A son of Hashum who had married a foreign wife ( Ezra 10:33 = Eliphalat of 1Es 9:33 )
za'Bad - ) ... One of the descendants of Hashum who had married a foreign wife after the captivity
Zabad - Descendant of Hashum; did the same (Ezra 10:33)
Shimei - Of the Hashum family, put away his foreign wife (Ezra 10:33)
Manasseh - Son of Hashum ( Ezra 10:33 )