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Thassi

THASSI

thas'-i (Codex Venetus Thassei; Codex Vaticanus Thassis):

The surname of Simon, the brother of Judas Maccabeus (1 Macc 2:3; Syriac "Tharsi"). It is uncertain what the name means, perhaps "director" or "guide," since Simon was "a man of counsel," or "the zealous."


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