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Teresh

TERESH

te'-resh (teresh (Esther 2:21; 6:2); Codex Vaticanus, Codex Alexandrinus, and Codex Sinaiticus omit it; but Codex Sinaiticus' margin has Tharas and Tharras):

A chamberlain of King Ahasuerus. Oppert compares the name with Tiri-dates, the name of the governor of Persepolis in the time of Alexander. Another explanation identifies it with the Persian word turs "firm"; Scheft links it with the Persian tarsha, "desire."


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