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Naham

Naham

Naham, in the Bible, name in a genealogy.

Naham (נַחַם) is a moshav in central Israel. Located near Beit Shemesh, it falls under the jurisdiction of Mateh Yehuda Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 455.

The village was established in 1950 by immigrants from Yemen and Kochi on part of the land of the moshava of Hartuv which had been abandoned during the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. It was named after a member of the Tribe of Judah mentioned in the 1 Chronicles 4:19;

And the sons of the wife of Hodiah, the sister of Naham, were the father of Keilah the Garmite, and Eshtemoa the Maacathite.

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