Associations to the word «Nahum»

Wiktionary

NAHUM, proper noun. A book of the Tanakh / the Old Testament of the Bible.
NAHUM, proper noun. The minor prophet who wrote that book.
NAHUM, proper noun. (rare) A male given name of biblical origin.

Dictionary definition

NAHUM, noun. A Hebrew minor prophet of the 7th century BC.
NAHUM, noun. An Old Testament book telling Nahum's prophecy of the fall of Nineveh.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats