Ahasuerus Definition

əhazyo͝oirəs, əhasyo͝oirəs
noun
Either of two kings of the Medes and Persians, esp. the one (often identified as Xerxes I) who was married to Esther: Esth. 1; Ezra 4:6
Webster's New World
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pronoun

A king of Persia, later identified with Xerxes.

Wiktionary
A name given to the Wandering Jew.
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Origin of Ahasuerus

  • From Hebrew אֲחַשְׁוֵרוֹשׁ (Akhashverósh) from Old Persian (Xšayāršā, “ruler among kings”). Cognates include Xerxes from Ancient Greek Ξέρξης (Xerxēs), from the same Old Persian name.

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