NEHUM ne'-hum (nechum): One of the twelve heads of the people who returned with Zerubbabel (Nehemiah 7:7). In the parallel passage (Ezra 2:2), the name appears as REHUM (which see), and in 1 Esdras 5:8 as "Roimus." Copyright Statement These files are public domain. Bibliography Information Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'NEHUM'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.