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Beeltethmus

BEELTETHMUS

be-el-teth'-mus (Beeltethmos; Balthemus):

One of the officers of King Artaxerxes in Palestine (1 Esdras 2:16,25). According to Professor Sayce, the name by etymology means "lord of official intelligence" or "postmaster." Rendered "chancellor" in Ezra 4:8 and "story-writer" in 1 Esdras 2:17.


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