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Ha’shum (rich).

1. Bene-Hashum, 223 in number, came back from Babylon with Zerubbabel. Ezra 2:19; 10:33; Neh. 7:22. (b.c. before 536.) The chief man of the family was among those who sealed the covenant with Nehemiah. Neh. 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. Neh. 8:4. (b.c. 410.)