(pleasantness). + “Naaman the Syrian.” (Luke 4:27) Naaman was commander-in-chief of the army of Syria, and was nearest to the person of the king, Ben-hadad II., whom he accompanied officially and supported when he went to worship in the temple of Rimmon, (2 Kings 5:18) at Damascus, the capital. (B.C. 885.) A Jewish tradition at […]

-1. Son of Benjamin Ge 46:21 -2. Son of Bela Nu 26:40; 1Ch 8:4 -3. Son of Ehud 1Ch 8:7 -4. A Syrian general, healed of leprosy by Elisha 2Ki 5:1-23; Lu 4:27

Pleasantness, a Syrian, the commander of the armies of Benhadad II. in the time of Joram, king of Israel. He was afflicted with leprosy; and when the little Hebrew slave-girl that waited on his wife told her of a prophet in Samaria who could cure her master, he obtained a letter from Benhadad and proceeded […]