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ATHARIAS ăth’ ə rī’ əs. The KJV tr. of ̓Ατθαρίας, an official title of the Pers. governor of Judah (1 Esd 5:40). RSV has ATTHARIAS, but “governor” in the mg. It is a corruption of the title “tirshatha.”

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

a-tha-ri’as: 1 Esdras 5:40 = Ezr 2:63. See Tirshatha.

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