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Azbasareth

AZBASARETH, AZBAZARETH ăz băs’ ə rĕth (̓Ασβασαρέθ). KJV rendering in 1 Esdras 5:69 of ASBASARETH (ASV), which comes from the Vul. RSV has ESARHADDON. The parallel passage, Ezra 4:2, points to ESAR-HADDON as the correct text. See [[Esar-Haddon]]. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915) az-bas’-a-reth: The name of an Assyrian king. The [[King James Version]] form "Azbasareth" comes from the Vulgate (Jerome’s Latin Bible, 390-405 A. D.) See [[Asbasareth]].