(only in A.V. Esther 3:12 ; 8:9 ; 9:3 ; Ezra 8:36 ), a governor or viceroy of a Persian province having both military and civil power. Correctly rendered in the Revised Version "satrap."
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M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Lieutenant". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .