Rehum (Ree´huhm)

1 Apparently one of eleven leaders of groups returning from exile (Ezra 2:2; Neh 7:7 has “Nehum”). 2 “Commander,” “high commissioner” (NEB), one of the officials sending accusation against the Jews rebuilding Jerusalem (Ezra 4:8-23). This led Artaxerxes to stop the work. This narrative cannot be dated; it is often assumed to precede the activity of Nehemiah. 3 A Levite, son of Bani, sharing in the repair of the wall under Nehemiah (Neh 3:17; perhaps also Neh 10:25), a “chief of the people” and signatory to the covenant (Neh 9:38). 4 A priest or priestly clan associated with Zerubbabel and Jeshua, perhaps an error for Harim (Neh 12:3; Neh 12:15).

Ezra 2:2

2They came with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah, Reelaiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum, and Baanah.
The number of the Israelite people:

Neh 7:7

7They came with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Azariah, Raamiah, Nahamani, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispereth, Bigvai, Nehum, Baanah.
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Ezra 4:8-23

8Rehum the royal deputy and Shimshai the scribe wrote a letter against Jerusalem to King Artaxerxes as follows9(then Rehum the royal deputy, Shimshai the scribe ... View more

Neh 3:17

17After him the Levites made repairs: Rehum son of Bani; next to him Hashabiah, ruler of half the district of Keilah, made repairs for his district.

Neh 10:25

25Rehum, Hashabnah, Maaseiah,

Neh 9:38

Those Who Signed the Covenant
38 Because of all this we make a firm agreement in writing, and on that sealed document are inscribed the names of our officials, ... View more

Neh 12:3

3Shecaniah, Rehum, Meremoth,

Neh 12:15

15of Harim, Adna; of Meraioth, Helkai;

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