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Tharra

Tharra,

( Esther 12:1 ) a corrupt form of Teresh.


Bibliography Information

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

THARRA

thar'-a (Tharra):

One of the two eunuchs, "keepers of the court," who with his companion Gabatha (Bigthan) formed a conspiracy against King Artaxerxes which was detected by Mordecai (Additions to Esther 12:1 = "Teresh" of Esther 2:21; 6:2). Tharra and his companion were hanged. Josephus (BJ, II, vi, 4) calls him "Theodestes."


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