Try out the new BibleStudyTools.com. Click here!

Rabsaris

Rabsaris [N] [S]

chief of the Heads, one of the three officers whom Sennacherib sent from Lachish with a threatening message to Jerusalem ( 2 Kings 18:17 ; Jeremiah 39:3 Jeremiah 39:13 ).

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
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

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

Rabsaris [N] [E]

(chief of the eunuchs ).

  1. An officer of the king of Assyria sent up with Tartan and Rabshakeh against Jerusalem in the time of Hezekiah. ( 2 Kings 18:17 ) (B.C. 713.)
  2. One of the princes of Nebuchadnezzar, who was present at the capture of Jerusalem, B.C. 588. ( Jeremiah 39:3 Jeremiah 39:13 ) Rabsaris is probably rather the name of an office than of an individual.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

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