(Nah' sshahn) Personal name meaning, “serpent.” Leader of the tribe of Judah during the wilderness years (Numbers 1:7;
Numbers 7:12,Numbers 7:17;
Numbers 10:14), brother-in-law of Aaron (Exodus 6:23), and an ancestor of King David (Ruth 4:20-22) and of Jesus (Matthew 1:4;
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Butler, Trent C. Editor.. "Entry for 'NAHSHON'". "Holman Bible Dictionary".