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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In 2 Kings, chapter v., Naaman boasts extravagantly about them.
One can not appreciate the horror of this disease until he looks upon it in all its ghastliness, in Naaman's ancient dwelling in Damascus.
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?
'Go in peace.' He wouldn't have said that if Naaman had been in the wrong."
I like Naaman, and think he was a very fine fellow."
This moving new musical is written by Middle Eastern duo Nadim Naaman and Dana Al Fardan.
Directed by Bronagh Lagan, the show was created by Lebanese stage artist Nadim Naaman and Qatari musician Dana al-Fardan.
Based in Lebanon, the festival is home to both Kahlil Gibran and Nadim Naaman and takes place within the grounds of the magnificent 19th Century Beiteddine Palace, a hotspot for tourists in The Chouf Mountains, less than an hour's drive from Beirut.
Based in Lebanon, the Beiteddine Festival is home to both Kahlil Gibran and Nadim Naaman and takes place within the grounds of the magnificent 19th Century Beiteddine Palace.
JERUSALEM, Wednesday, June 26, 2019 (WAFA) -- Israeli forces demolished today an under-construction structure in the town of Anata, northeast of the occupied city of Jerusalem, according to the town's mayor Taha Naaman, under the pretext it was being built in Area C, which is under full Israeli military control.