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Satraps

SATRAPS [ISBE]

SATRAPS - sa'-traps, sat'-raps ('achashdarpenim, Ezr 8:36; Est 3:12; 8:9; 9:3, the King James Version "lieutenants"; Dan 3:2,3,27; 6:1 ff, the King James Version "princes"): The viceroys or vassal rulers to whom was entrusted the government of the provinces in the Persian empire. The word answers to the Old Persian khshathrapavan, "protectors of the realm."




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