Nahash (disambiguation)


Nahash (disambiguation)

The word nahash means "serpent" in Hebrew. Nahash may refer to

  • Serpent (Bible), the serpent in the Garden of Eden
  • Nahash of Ammon, a king mentioned in the Book of Samuel
  • Another king of the Ammonites of the same name is mentioned, who showed kindness to David during his wanderings (2 Samuel 10:2). On his death, David sent an embassy of sympathy to Hanun, Nahash's son and successor.
  • The father of Abigail, mother of Amasa, according to 2 Samuel 17:25.

See also


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Nahash — For other uses, see Nahash (disambiguation). Nahash is the generic word for snakes in the Hebrew Bible, although other words are used, including sarap and tannin. The serpent of Genesis appears in the Garden of Eden to tempt Eve. The first man… …   Wikipedia

  • Cain and Abel — This article is about the first and second sons of Adam and Eve. For other uses, see Cain and Abel (disambiguation). Abel , Cain , and My Brother s Keeper redirect here. For other uses, see Abel (disambiguation), Cain (disambiguation), and My… …   Wikipedia