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).
8King Cyrus of Persia had them released into the charge of Mithredath the treasurer, who counted them out to Sheshbazzar the prince of Judah.
17The king sent an answer: “To Rehum the royal deputy and Shimshai the scribe and the rest of their associates who live in Samaria and in the rest of the provin ... View more
8Rehum the royal deputy and Shimshai the scribe wrote a letter against Jerusalem to King Artaxerxes as follows9(then Rehum the royal deputy, Shimshai the scribe ... View more