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Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible

Rehum

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REHUM . 1 . One of the twelve heads of the Jewish community ( Ezra 2:2; in Nehemiah 7:7 , perhaps by a copyist’s error, Nehum; in 1E Esther 5:8 Roimus ). 2. ‘The chancellor ’ ( Ezra 4:8-9; Ezra 4:17; Ezra 4:23; in 1E Esther 2:16 Rathumus ). See Beeltethmus. 3 . A Levite who helped to repair the wall ( Nehemiah 3:17 ). 4 . One of those who sealed the covenant ( Nehemiah 10:25 (26)). 5 . The eponym of a priestly family ( Nehemiah 12:3 ). See Harim, 2 .

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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Rehum'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hdb/r/rehum.html. 1909.

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