kus'-to-di (yadh, pequddah):

In Esther 2:3,8 bis. 14, yadh, "the hand," is translated "Custody": pequddah, "numbering," "chanrge"; occurs in Numbers 3:36 the Revised Version (British and American) "the appointed charge," margin, Hebrew "the office of the charge."

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