ha'-shum (chashum):

(1) In Ezra 2:19; Nehemiah 7:22, "children of Hashum" are mentioned among the returning exiles. In Ezra 10:33 (compare 1 Esdras 9:33, "Asom"), members of the same family are named among those who married foreign wives.

(2) One of those who stood on Ezra's left at the reading of the law (Nehemiah 8:4; 1 Esdras 9:44, "Lothasubus"). The signer of the covenant (Nehemiah 10:18) is possibly the same.

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'HASHUM'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.