Beeltethmus

BEELTETHMUS. KJV form of Beltethmus.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

One of the officers of King Artaxerxes in Palestine (1 Esdras 2:16,25). According to Professor Sayce, the name by etymology means "lord of official intelligence" or "postmaster." Rendered "chancellor" in Ezr 4:8 and "story-writer" in 1 Esdras 2:17.