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Bible Names N-Z: Tatnai


Tatnai in Easton's Bible Dictionary gift, a Persian governor (Heb. pehah, i.e., "satrap;" modern "pasha") "on this side the river", i.e., of the whole tract on the west of the Euphrates. This Hebrew title _pehah_ is given to governors of provinces generally. It is given to Nehemiah (5:14) and to Zerubbabel (Hag. 1:1). It is sometimes translated "captain" (1 Kings 20:24; Dan. 3:2, 3), sometimes also "deputy" (Esther 8:9; 9:3). With others, Tatnai opposed the rebuilding of the temple (Ezra 5:6); but at the command of Darius, he assisted the Jews (6:1-13).

Tatnai in Fausset's Bible Dictionary A Persian satrap "on this side," i.e. the Jewish side, of the Euphrates (Ezra 3:5-6; Ezra 6:6; Ezra 6:13). (See SHETHAR BOZNAI.)

Tatnai in Hitchcock's Bible Names that gives; the overseer of the gifts and tributes

Tatnai in Naves Topical Bible -A Persian governor in Samaria Ezr 5:3,6; 6:6,13

Tatnai in Smiths Bible Dictionary (gift), satrap of the province west of the Euphrates in the time of Darius Hystaspes. Ezr 5:3,6; 6:6,13 (B.C. 520.) The name is thought to be Persian.

Tatnai in Wikipedia Tattenai (or Tatnai or Sisinnes) was a Biblical character and a Persian governor of the province west of the Euphrates River during the time of Zerubbabel and the reign of Darius I.[1]

Tatnai Scripture - Ezra 5:3 At the same time came to them Tatnai, governor on this side the river, and Shetharboznai, and their companions, and said thus unto them, Who hath commanded you to build this house, and to make up this wall?

Tatnai Scripture - Ezra 5:6 The copy of the letter that Tatnai, governor on this side the river, and Shetharboznai, and his companions the Apharsachites, which [were] on this side the river, sent unto Darius the king:

Tatnai Scripture - Ezra 6:6 Now [therefore], Tatnai, governor beyond the river, Shetharboznai, and your companions the Apharsachites, which [are] beyond the river, be ye far from thence:

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