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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 Na·hum /ˈneəm, həm/

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a Hebrew minor prophet of the 7th century BC
      2: an Old Testament book telling Nahum's prophecy of the fall
         of Nineveh [syn: Book of Nahum]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    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.

From: Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's)

 Nahum, comforter; penitent