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Bible Names N-Z: Teresh


Teresh in Easton's Bible Dictionary severe, a eunuch or chamberlain in the palace of Ahasuerus, who conspired with another to murder him. The plot was detected by Mordecai, and the conspirators were put to death (Esther 2:21; 6:2).

Teresh in Fausset's Bible Dictionary One of the two eunuchs or chamberlains who kept the door of Ahasuerus' palace. Hanged on Mordecai's information for attempting to assassinate the king (Esther 2:21; Esther 6:2).

Teresh in Naves Topical Bible -(A Persian chamberlain) -Plotted against Ahasuerus Es 2:21-23; 6:2

Teresh in Smiths Bible Dictionary (strictness), one of the two eunuchs whose plot to assassinate Ahasuerus was discovered by Mordecai. Es 2:21; 6:2 He was hanged. (B.C. 479.)

Teresh in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE te'-resh (teresh (Est 2:21; 6:2); Codex Vaticanus, Codex Alexandrinus, and Codex Sinaiticus omit it; but Codex Sinaiticus' margin has Tharas and Tharras): A chamberlain of King Ahasuerus. Oppert compares the name with Tiri-dates, the name of the governor of Persepolis in the time of Alexander. Another explanation identifies it with the Persian word turs "firm"; Scheft links it with the Persian tarsha, "desire."

Teresh Scripture - Esther 2:21 In those days, while Mordecai sat in the king's gate, two of the king's chamberlains, Bigthan and Teresh, of those which kept the door, were wroth, and sought to lay hand on the king Ahasuerus.

Teresh Scripture - Esther 6:2 And it was found written, that Mordecai had told of Bigthana and Teresh, two of the king's chamberlains, the keepers of the door, who sought to lay hand on the king Ahasuerus.

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