Hashum (Ezr. 10:33)
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Ancestor (or possibly the head) of a family that returned to Judah from exile with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:19; Neh 7:22). Members of this family were among those found to have taken foreign wives but who agreed to divorce them per Ezra’s demand (Ezra 10:33).
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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
HASHUM1. Ancestor of a family who returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel after the exile (Ezr 2:19; 10:33; Neh 7:22).2. Israelite who stood to Ezra’s left at the reading of the law (Neh 8:4).3. Leader who signed Ezra’s covenant of faithfulness to God with Nehemiah and others after the exile (Neh 10:18).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Hashum (hay´shuhm).1 The ancestor of a family group who returned to Jerusalem after the Babylonian exile. The group numbered either 223 (Ezra 2:19) or 328 (Neh. 7:22); 7 members of this family group divorced their foreign wives in response to Ezra’s proclamation (Ezra 10:33).2 An individual who stood
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
HASHUM1. The “children of Hashum” were among the Israelites who returned with Zerubbabel to rebuild the temple (Ezr 2:19; Neh 7:22). They are also listed among those who put away their foreign wives in the time of Ezra (Ezr 10:33).2. One of the men who stood beside Ezra as he read the law before the
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ha´shum (rich).1. Bene-Hashum, 223 in number, came back from Babylon with Zerubbabel. Ezra 2:19; 10:33; Neh. 7:22. (b.c. before 536.) The chief man of the family was among those who sealed the covenant with Nehemiah. Neh. 10:18. (b.c. 410.)2. One of the priests or Levites who stood on Ezra’s left hand
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
HA´SHUM (haʹshūm).1. An Israelite whose posterity (or perhaps a place whose inhabitants), to the number of 223, came back from Babylon with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:19), or 328 in all (Neh. 7:22). Seven men of them married foreign wives, from whom they separated (Ezra 10:33), before 536 b.c.2. One of those