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Holman Bible Dictionary

Naaman

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(nay' uh muhn) Personal name meaning, “pleasantness.” Syrian general cured of leprosy under the direction of the prophet Elisha (2 Kings 5:1 ). Naaman's leprosy apparently was not contagious, nor was it seen as the result of some moral sin. Following his cleansing, he professed faith in Israel's God. See Leprosy .

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Naaman'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hbd/n/naaman.html. 1991.

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