Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #7348: Rchuwm (pronounced rekh-oom')

a form of 7349; Rechum, the name of a Persian and of three Israelites:--Rehum.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:



Rehum = "compassion"

1) an man who returned from exile with Zerubbabel

1a) also ' Nehum'

2) a commander who wrote a letter to the king Artaxerxes in which he opposed the rebuilding of Jerusalem

3) a Levite of the family of Bani who assisted in rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem

4) one of the chiefs of the people who sealed the covenant with Nehemiah

5) a priest who returned from exile with Zerubbabel

Part of Speech: noun proper masculine

Relation: a form of H7349


This word is used 8 times:

Ezra 2:2: "Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum, Baanah. The number of the men of the people"
Ezra 4:8: " Rehum the chancellor and Shimshai the scribe wrote a letter"
Ezra 4:9: "Then wrote Rehum the chancellor, and Shimshai the scribe, and the rest of their companions;"
Ezra 4:17: "the king an answer unto Rehum the chancellor, and to Shimshai the scribe,"
Ezra 4:23: "Artaxerxes' letter was read before Rehum, and Shimshai the scribe, and their companions,"
Nehemiah 3:17: "After him repaired the Levites, Rehum the son of Bani. Next unto"
Nehemiah 10:25: " Rehum, Hashabnah, Maaseiah,"
Nehemiah 12:3: "Shechaniah, Rehum, Meremoth,"

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