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Bible Encyclopedias

Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature


(Heb. id. זֶרֶשׁ, Persian for gold; Sept. Ζωσαρά v.r. Σωσαρά; Josephus, Ζάραρα , Ant. 11:6, 10; Vulg. Zares), the wife of Haman the Agagite (Esther 5, 10), who advised him to prepare the gallows for Mordecai (Esther 5:10; Esther 5:14), but predicted his fall on learning that Mordecai was a Jew (6, 13). B.C. 474. (See ESTHER).

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Zeresh'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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