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Holman Bible Dictionary
(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
These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.
Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Naaman'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hbd/n/naaman.html. 1991.