Nahshon

(fl. ?13th cent BCE)
   Israelite, chief of the tribe of Judah during the Exodus and the wanderings in the desert. He was the brother-in-law of Aaron. According to rabbinic tradition, he was the first Israelite to embark on the crossing of the Red Sea during the flight from Egypt.

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  • NAHSHON — (Heb. נַחְשׁוֹן; little (?) serpent ), son of Amminadab (Ex. 6:23; Num. 2:3, et al.). Nahshon was chieftain of the tribe of Judah (Num. 2:3) which consisted of 74,600 men (Num. 2:3–4; 10:14). He assisted Moses in taking a census of the community… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Nahshon — This article is about the Biblical figure. For other uses, see Nahshon (disambiguation). Lunette depicting Nahshon in the Sistine Chapel. Nahshon (Hebrew …   Wikipedia

  • Nahshon —    Sorcerer, the son of Aminadab, and prince of the children of Judah at the time of the first numbering of the tribes in the wilderness (Ex. 6:23). His sister Elisheba was the wife of Aaron. He died in the wilderness (Num. 26:64, 65). His name… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • NAHSHON BAR ZADOK — NAHSHON BAR ZADOK, gaon of Sura from 871–79, succeeding amram Gaon (who mentions him several times in his Seder). Nahshon s father, Zadok, had previously been gaon of Sura for more than 50 years, and Nahshon s son, Hai, held the office from… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Nahshon Battalion — Nahshon is an urban warfare trained infantry battalion in the Israel Defense Forces tasked with patrolling the area of Nablus in the West Bank. The battalion motto is Be first, Nahshon , and it is named after the Prince of Judah Nahshon, and is a …   Wikipedia

  • Nahshon (disambiguation) — Nahshon is a biblical character. Nahshon or Nachshon may also refer to: Nahshon, Israel is a kibbutz in central Israel Nahshon Battalion, a unit of the Israel Defense Forces (regular unit) Operation Nachshon, an Israel Defense Forces operation… …   Wikipedia

  • Nahshon, Israel — Nahshon Hebrew נַחְשׁוֹן Founded 1950 …   Wikipedia

  • Nahshon Even-Chaim — (born May 1971), aka Phoenix, was the first major computer hacker to be convicted in Australia. He was one of the most highly skilled members of a computer hacking group called The Realm, based in Melbourne, Australia, from the late 1980s until… …   Wikipedia

  • Nahshon ben Zadok — Rabbinical Eras Chazal Zugot Tannaim Amoraim Savoraim Geonim Rishonim Acharonim Nahshon ben Zadok Gaon (Hebrew: נחשון בן צדוק or sometimes: Nahshon b. Zadok) was head of the Academy of Sura from 874 to 882, in succession to Mar Amram ben Sheshna …   Wikipedia

  • Operation Nahshon — Opération Nahshon Soldat de la Haganah dans le village de Qastel le 5 avril 1948 L opération Nahshon (ou Nahchon , Operation Nachshon en anglais, מבצע נחשון en hébreu) est une opération militaire menée par la Haganah entre le 2 et le 20 avril… …   Wikipédia en Français

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