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Fausset's Bible Dictionary

Cupbearer

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Genesis 40:1-21. A high officer in eastern courts, e.g. Solomon's (1 Kings 10:5). Pharaoh's was the instrument of Joseph's elevation (Genesis 41:9). Rabshakek was "chief cupbearer" in Sennacherib's court (Isaiah 36:2), as his name implies. Nehemiah was cupbearer to Artaxerxes Longimanus, king of Persia (Nehemiah 1:11; Nehemiah 2:1).


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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Cupbearer'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/fbd/c/cupbearer.html. 1949.

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Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
the Week of Proper 23 / Ordinary 28
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