Nachum

Synonyms:
Nahum, na-KHUM, נַחוּם
Nahum (Wikipedia)
This article is about Nahum, a biblical prophet. For other uses, see Nahum (disambiguation).
Russian Orthodox icon of the Prophet Nahum, 18th century (Iconostasis of Transfiguration Church, Kizhi Monastery, Karelia, Russia).

Nahum (/ˈn.əm/ or /ˈnhəm/; Hebrew: נַחוּם Naḥūm‎‎) was a minor prophet whose prophecy is recorded in the Hebrew Bible or Old Testament. His book comes in chronological order between Micah and Habakkuk in the Bible. He wrote about the end of the Assyrian Empire, and its capital city, Nineveh, in a vivid poetic style.

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