King James Bible Dictionary



The Bible

Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:


Easton's Bible Dictionary


1. Ezra 2:19; Nehemiah 7:22.

2. Stood on Ezra's left hand while he read the law (Nehemiah 8:4).

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary

silence; their hasting

Naves Topical Index

1. Ancestor of certain Jews who returned from the captivity
Ezra 2:19; Ezra 10:33; Nehemiah 7:22

2. A priest
Nehemiah 8:4

3. A head of a family
Nehemiah 10:18

Smith's Bible Dictionary


  1. Bene-Hashum, 223 in number, came back from Babylon with Zerubbabel. (Ezra 2:19; 10:33; Nehemiah 7:22) (B.C. before 536.) The chief man of the family was among these who sealed the covenant with Nehemiah. (Nehemiah 10:18) (B.C. 410.)
  2. One of the priests or Levites who stood on Ezra's left hand while he read the law to the congregation. (Nehemiah 8:4) (B.C. 410.)