Nahum

noun

Na·​hum ˈnā-əm How to pronounce Nahum (audio)
-həm
1
: a Hebrew prophet of the seventh century b.c.
2
: a prophetic book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture see Bible Table

Word History

Etymology

Hebrew Naḥūm

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Nahum was in the 14th century

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“Nahum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Nahum. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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Nahum

noun
Na·​hum ˈnā-(h)əm How to pronounce Nahum (audio)
: a prophetic book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture see bible

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