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1 A son (Gen 46:21) or grandson (Num 26:40) of Benjamin; the ancestor of the Naamites. 2 A leper cured by the prophet Elisha (2Kgs 5). The healing of Naaman’s leprosy is also mentioned in (Luke 4:27) in the context of a controversy between Jesus and the people of Nazareth.

  • Powell, Mark Allan, ed. HarperCollins Bible Dictionary. Abridged Edition. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2009.