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Na·hum 1(nā′həm, nā′əm)
A Hebrew prophet of the seventh century bc who predicted the fall of Nineveh.
Na·hum 2(nā′həm, nā′əm)
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1. (Bible) a Hebrew prophet of the 7th century bc
2. (Bible) the book containing his oracles
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1. a Minor Prophet of the 7th century b.c.
2. a book of the Bible bearing his name.
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|Noun||1.||Nahum - a Hebrew minor prophet of the 7th century BC|
|2.||Nahum - an Old Testament book telling Nahum's prophecy of the fall of Nineveh|
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
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