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[ney-huh m] /ˈneɪ həm/
a Minor Prophet of the 7th century b.c.
a book of the Bible bearing his name.
Abbreviation: Nah. Unabridged
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noun (Old Testament)
a Hebrew prophet of the 7th century bc
the book containing his oracles
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Nahum in the Bible

consolation, the seventh of the so-called minor prophets, an Elkoshite. All we know of him is recorded in the book of his prophecies. He was probably a native of Galilee, and after the deportation of the ten tribes took up his residence in Jerusalem. Others think that Elkosh was the name of a place on the east bank of the Tigris, and that Nahum dwelt there.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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