corner graphic

Bible Dictionaries

Easton's Bible Dictionary

Artaxerxes

Resource Toolbox
Additional Links
The Greek form of the name of several Persian kings.
  • The king who obstructed the rebuilding of the temple (Ezra 4:7 ). He was probably the Smerdis of profane history.

  • The king mentioned in Ezra 7:1 , in the seventh year (B.C. 458) of whose reign Ezra led a second colony of Jews back to Jerusalem, was probably Longimanus, who reigned for forty years (B.C. 464-425); the grandson of Darius, who, fourteen years later, permitted Nehemiah to return and rebuild Jerusalem.


  • Copyright Statement
    These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.

    Bibliography Information
    Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Artaxerxes'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ebd/a/artaxerxes.html. 1897.

    Search for…
    Enter query in the box:
     or 
    Choose a letter to browse:
    A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M 
    N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  Y  Z 

     
    Prev Entry
    Arrows
    Next Entry
    Artificer
    To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient contact form
    Powered by Lightspeed Technology