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Melzar

Melzar [N] [H] [S]

probably a Persian word meaning master of wine, i.e., chief butler; the title of an officer at the Babylonian court ( Daniel 1:11 Daniel 1:16 ) who had charge of the diet of the Hebrew youths.

These dictionary topics are from
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Melzar". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .