Naaman (Nay´uh-muhn)

1 A son (Gen 46:21) or grandson (Num 26:40) of Benjamin; the ancestor of the Naamites. 2 A leper cured by the prophet Elisha (2Kgs 5). The healing of Naaman’s leprosy is also mentioned in (Luke 4:27) in the context of a controversy between Jesus and the people of Nazareth.

Gen 46:21

21The children of Benjamin: Bela, Becher, Ashbel, Gera, Naaman, Ehi, Rosh, Muppim, Huppim, and Ard

Num 26:40

40And the sons of Bela were Ard and Naaman: of Ard, the clan of the Ardites; of Naaman, the clan of the Naamites.

2Kgs 5

The Healing of Naaman
1Naaman, commander of the army of the king of Aram, was a great man and in high favor with his master, because by him the Lord had given v ... View more

Luke 4:27

27There were also many lepers in Israel in the time of the prophet Elisha, and none of them was cleansed except Naaman the Syrian.”

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