Holman Bible Dictionary
(gassh' myoo) Aramaic form of Geshem used in Nehemiah 6:6 . See Geshem .
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
Geshem. Nehemiah 6:1-2; Nehemiah 6:6.
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
GASHMU ( Nehemiah 6:6 ). A form of the name Geshem (wh. see), probably representing the pronunciation of N. Arabian dialect.
Morrish Bible Dictionary
American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
- Geshem or Gashmu
An Arabian, who opposed the work of the Lord in the time of Nehemiah, by ridicule and plots, Nehemiah 2:19 ; 6:1-9 ; about 445 B. C.
( Nehemiah 6:6 )
- Called also Gashmu
in Nehemiah 6:6
- Or Gashmu
, firmness, probably chief of the Arabs south of Palestine, one of the enemies of the Jews after the return from Babylon (Nehemiah 2:19 ; 6:1,2 )
- GESHEM ( Nehemiah 2:18 ; Nehemiah 6:1-2 ; in Nehemiah 6:6 the form Gashmu
- In Nehemiah 6:6 a variant spelling of his name—Gashmu
- Many slight inflections of the same Hebrew name give it a very different appearance to an English eye, as Geshem and Gashmu
, Nehemiah 6:1,6
- It is reported among the heathen, and Gashmu
saith it, that thou and the Jews think to rebel
- we find, in the above-cited passages from the Memoirs of Nehemiah, repeated mention of an Arabian Geshem or Gashmu
, whose real name may have been GushamÃ´ who gave Nehemiah no little trouble