NAHAM (nā'hăm, Heb. naham, comfort). A descendant of Judah through Caleb, he is mentioned only in 1Chr.4.19. He was either Hodiah’s brother (kjv, neb) or the brother of Hodiah’s wife (asv, niv, rsv). NAHAM nā’ hăm (נַ֔חַם, comfort). A Judahite chieftain, the brother of Hodiah’s wife (1 Chron 4:19). International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915) A Judahite chieftain, father of Keilah the Garmite (1Ch 4:19); the passage is obscure.