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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Marsena

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(Heb. Marsena', מִרְסְנָא , according to Benfey, the Sanscrit smarsha, noble, with the Zend ending na, man; Sept. Μαρσενά, but most copies omit; Vulg. Marsana), one of the seven Medo-Persian satraps or viziers of Xerxes (Esther 1:14). B.C. 483. Josephus understands that they had the office of interpreters of the laws (Ant. 11:6, 1).

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Marsena'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/m/marsena.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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