corner graphic

Bible Dictionaries

Fausset's Bible Dictionary

Tartan

Resource Toolbox
Additional Links

Next to the Assyrian king in apparent rank. The commander-in-chief, who commanded his armies in his absence (Isaiah 20:1). One sent against Ashdod by Sargon, distinct from Sennacherib's tartan (2 Kings 18:17). After the tartan came the rubsaris , "chief eunuch," who had right of near approach to the king's person, and introduced strangers and attended to his comforts; then the rabshakeh , "chief cupbearer," representing his master in embassies.


Copyright Statement
These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information
Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Tartan'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/fbd/t/tartan.html. 1949.

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
Tartak
Next Entry
Tatnai
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