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Bible Names N-Z: Shethar


Shethar in Easton's Bible Dictionary a star, a prince at the court of Ahasuerus (Esther 1:14).

Shethar in Fausset's Bible Dictionary In Xerxes' (Ahasuerus) third year (Esther 1:3-4; compare Ezra 7:14).

Shethar in Hitchcock's Bible Names putrefied; searching

Shethar in Naves Topical Bible -A prince of Persia Es 1:14

Shethar in Smiths Bible Dictionary (Pers. a star), one of the seven princes of Persia and Media. Es 1:14 (B.C. 483.)

Shethar in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE she'-thar (~shethar]; Codex Vaticanus and Lucian, Sarsathaios; Codex Alexandrinus Sarestheos): One of the "seven princes" at the court of Ahasuerus (Est 1:14); these princes "sat first in the kingdom" and had the right of entrance to the king's presence at any time, except when he was in the company of one of his wives. (According to Marquart, Fund., 69, Shethar comes from sh-r-sh-th-y with which the Persian siyatis, "joy," is to be compared.) The word has never really been satisfactorily explained; it is presumably Persian.

Shethar Scripture - Esther 1:14 And the next unto him [was] Carshena, Shethar, Admatha, Tarshish, Meres, Marsena, [and] Memucan, the seven princes of Persia and Media, which saw the king's face, [and] which sat the first in the kingdom;)

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