Word Summary
tirshatha: (a person title) governor
Original Word: תִּרְשָׁתָא
Transliteration: tirshatha
Phonetic Spelling: (teer-shaw-thaw')
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: (a person title) governor
Meaning: (a person title) governor
Strong's Concordance

Of foreign derivation; the title of a Persian deputy or governor -- Tirshatha.


H8660. tirshatha

תִּרְשָׁתָאnoun masculine Tirshathâ, title of Persian governor in Judaea, according to MeyEntstehung d. Jud. 194 and others = His Excellency (read Tarshathâ) otherwise LagSymm. i. 60 (compare Arm. Stud. §§ 280, 1680). — As Meyl.c., Scheft93f. (tarsvta, the feared, revered) MossHast. DB TIRSHATHA CheEncy. Bib. ID.; — ׳הַתּEzra 2:63 = Nehemiah 7:65, 69 (Baer Gi; 7:70 van d. H.); of Nehemiah 8:9; 10:1.