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Bible Names H-M: Mithredath


Mithredath in Easton's Bible Dictionary given by Mithra, or dedicated to Mithra, i.e., the sun, the Hebrew form of the Greek name Mithridates. (1.) The "treasurer" of King Cyrus (Ezra 1:8). (2.) Ezra 4:7, a Persian officer in Samaria.

Mithredath in Fausset's Bible Dictionary ("given by Mithra") (the Iranian god associated with the sun). 1. Treasurer of Cyrus king of Persia; to Mithredath Cyrus gave the temple vessels for Sheshbazzar (Ezra 1:8). 2. A Persian officer in Samaria under Artaxerxes or Smerdis the Magian, who with others influenced him by letter to interrupt the building of the temple (Ezra 4:7).

Mithredath in Hitchcock's Bible Names breaking the law

Mithredath in Naves Topical Bible -1. Treasurer of Cyrus Ezr 1:8 -2. A Persian officer who joined in writing a letter which was deadly opposed to the Jews Ezr 4:7

Mithredath in Smiths Bible Dictionary (given by Mithra). 1. The treasurer of Cyrus king of Persia, to whom the king gave the vessels of the temple. Ezr 1:8 2. A Persian officer stationed at Samaria. Ezr 4:7

Mithredath in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE mith'-re-dath (mithredhath; Persian = "gift of Mithra" or "consecrated to Mithra"): (1) The Persian treasurer through whom Cyrus restored the sacred vessels to the returning Jewish exiles (Ezr 1:8). (2) A Persian, perhaps an official, who was associated with Bishlam and Tabeel in corresponding with Artaxerxes concerning the restoration of Jerusalem (Ezr 4:7). In 1 Esdras 2:11,16, the name is written MITHRADATES (which see).

Mithredath in Wikipedia (Hebrew: מִתְרְדָת‎; Greek: Μιθραδάτης; Latin: Mithridates) Meaning given by Mithra, or dedicated to Mithra, i.e., the sun, the Hebrew form of the Persian name Mithridates. The "treasurer" of King Cyrus (Ezra 1:8 ). Ezra 4:7 , a Persian officer in Samaria

Mithredath Scripture - Ezra 1:8 Even those did Cyrus king of Persia bring forth by the hand of Mithredath the treasurer, and numbered them unto Sheshbazzar, the prince of Judah.

Mithredath Scripture - Ezra 4:7 And in the days of Artaxerxes wrote Bishlam, Mithredath, Tabeel, and the rest of their companions, unto Artaxerxes king of Persia; and the writing of the letter [was] written in the Syrian tongue, and interpreted in the Syrian tongue.

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