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Tartan

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

 

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Tartan

An Assyrian word, meaning "the commander-in-chief."

1. One of Sennacherib's messengers to Hezekiah (2 Kings 18:17).

2. One of Sargon's generals (Isaiah 20:1).


Hitchcock's Names Dictionary
Tartan

a general (official title)


Naves Topical Index
Tartan

An Assyrian general.
2 Kings 18:17; Isaiah 20:1


Smith's Bible Dictionary
Tartan

which occurs only in (2 Kings 18:17) and Isaiah 20:1 Has been generally regarded as a proper name; like Rabsaris and Rabshakeh, it is more probably an official designation, and indicates the Assyrian commander-in-chief.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Tartan

T'ARTAN, noun A small coasting vessel with one mast and a bowsprit, and the principal sail, which is very large, extended by a lateen-yard.