King James Bible Dictionary



The Bible

Bible Usage:


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

Strongs Concordance:


Easton's Bible Dictionary

Given by Mithra, or dedicated to Mithra, i.e., the sun, the Hebrew form of the Greek name Mithridates.

1. The "treasurer" of King Cyrus (Ezra 1:8).

2. Ezra 4:7, a Persian officer in Samaria.

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary

breaking the law

Naves Topical Index

1. Treasurer of Cyrus
Ezra 1:8

2. A Persian officer who joined in writing an inimical letter to the Jews
Ezra 4:7

Smith's Bible Dictionary

(given by Mithra).

  1. The treasurer of Cyrus king of Persia, to whom the king gave the vessels of the temple. (Ezra 1:8)
  2. A Persian officer stationed at Samaria. (Ezra 4:7)