Character Study on Gashmu

Character Study on Gashmu

Nehemiah 6: Wherein was written, It is reported among the heathen, and Gashmu saith it, that thou and the Jews think to rebel: for which cause thou buildest the wall, that thou mayest be their king, according to these words.

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Holman Bible Dictionary - Gashmu
(gassh' myoo) Aramaic form of Geshem used in Nehemiah 6:6 . See Geshem .



Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Gashmu
Geshem. Nehemiah 6:1-2; Nehemiah 6:6.

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Gashmu
GASHMU ( Nehemiah 6:6 ). A form of the name Geshem (wh. see), probably representing the pronunciation of N. Arabian dialect.

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Gashmu
See GESHEM.

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.

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Gashmu - Gashmu ( Nehemiah 6:6 )
Geshem - Called also Gashmu in Nehemiah 6:6
Geshem - 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 - GESHEM ( Nehemiah 2:18 ; Nehemiah 6:1-2 ; in Nehemiah 6:6 the form Gashmu occurs)
Geshem - In Nehemiah 6:6 a variant spelling of his name—Gashmu—appears
Names - 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
Report - It is reported among the heathen, and Gashmu saith it, that thou and the Jews think to rebel
Arabia, Arabs - 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 Gushamô who gave Nehemiah no little trouble