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Rab´suh-ris; lit., “chief of the eunuchs”

A title of Assyrian and Babylonian officials. 1 An official who appears as one of three Assyrian officials sent by Sennacherib to convince King Hezekiah to surrender (2Kgs 18:17-37). 2 Two Babylonian officials who appear in Jerusalem in the time of Nebuchadnezzar’s destruction of it (586 BCE; Jer 39:3, Jer 39:13). 3 An official mentioned as being in charge of the youths in Nebuchadnezzar’s palace (Dan 1:3).