Naaman


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Naaman

(nā`əmən). In the Bible, Syrian captain whom Elisha cured miraculously of leprosy.

Naaman

leprous Syrian commander healed by Elisha. [O.T.: II Kings 5]
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Naaman

at first doubts efficacy of leprosy cure. [O.T.: II Kings 5:11–14]
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Arthur, Tom, and East were together one night, and read the story of Naaman coming to Elisha to be cured of his leprosy.
I can't stand that fellow Naaman," said he, "after what he'd seen and felt, going back and bowing himself down in the house of Rimmon, because his effeminate scoundrel of a master did it.
I don't care," rejoined Tom; "why did Naaman talk about bowing down, then, if he didn't mean to do it?
He wouldn't have said that if Naaman had been in the wrong.
I like Naaman, and think he was a very fine fellow.
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The hotels under the Aloft and Element brands will offer two new concepts to the existing mid-market category in the emirate, which will emerge as a vital segment in the run to [Expo 2020]," stated Dubai Properties chief executive Naaman Atallah.
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Naaman Atallah has been appointed as the CEO for DP, a statement by Dubai Holding said.
Naaman Laouar, depute du MSP, a salue l'esprit du texte non sans preciser qu'il aurait fallu tenir compte de tous les ages de l'enfance, y compris le bas age.
They argue simply that the Nubian experience is, as Naaman puts it, a "trauma worthy of its own narrative" (115), and thus a broad category was required under which all literature sharing the "various unique particularities of Nubian society" could fall (Aboul-Ela n.