Mithredath (Mith´ruh-dath; Persian, “gift of Mithra”; also Mithridates, 1 Esd. 2:11, 16)

1 An official at the Persian court, the “treasurer,” acting as Cyrus’s agent in returning the Temple vessels to Sheshbazzar for restoration to Jerusalem (Ezra 1:8). 2 One of a group who sent a letter to Artaxerxes (Ezra 4:17). This letter appears to be distinct from the one that follows in (Ezra 4:8-16).

Ezra 1:8

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Ezra 4:17

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Ezra 4:8-16

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