King James Bible Dictionary



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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • 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

Chief of the Heads, one of the three officers whom Sennacherib sent from Lachish with a threatening message to Jerusalem (2 Kings 18:17; Jeremiah 39:3, 13).

Naves Topical Index

1. An Assyrian officer. Sent by Sennacherib against Jerusalem
2 Kings 18:17

2. An Assyrian prince in time of Nebuchadnezzar, or possibly, a second name given to Nebushasban
Jeremiah 39:3; Jeremiah 39:13

Smith's Bible Dictionary

(chief of the eunuchs).

  1. An officer of the king of Assyria sent up with Tartan and Rabshakeh against Jerusalem in the time of Hezekiah. (2 Kings 18:17) (B.C. 713.)
  2. One of the princes of Nebuchadnezzar, who was present at the capture of Jerusalem, B.C. 588. (Jeremiah 39:3,13) Rabsaris is probably rather the name of an office than of an individual.