The ebook of nahum is the seventh ebook of the 12 minor prophets of the hebrew bible.
It is attributed to the prophet nahum, and was most likely written in jerusalem within the seventh century bc.
. Josephus locations nahum through the reign of jotham, whereas others place him at first of the reign of ahaz, judah’s subsequent king, and even the latter half of the reign of hezekiah, ahaz’s son; all three accounts date the ebook to the eighth century bc.
The ebook would then have been written in jerusalem, the place nahum would have witnessed the invasion of sennacherib and the destruction of his host.