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President

President

(sarac or sareca , only used ( Daniel 6:1 ) ... the Chaldee equivalent for Hebrew shter , probably from sara , Zend. a "head"), a high officer in the Persian court, a chief, a president, used of the three highest ministers.


Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'President'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

PRESIDENT

prez'-i-dent (carakh):

Used only in Daniel 6:2-7. Probably a Persian derivative from sar, "head," and the Aramaic equivalent for Hebrew shoter. The meaning is self-evident and refers to the appointment of Daniel by Darius to be one of the three princes who had rule over the satraps of the empire.


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Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'PRESIDENT'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.