Definitions for ahasuerusəˌhæz yuˈɪər əs, əˌhæs-
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A•has•u•e•rusəˌhæz yuˈɪər əs, əˌhæs-(n.)
a king of ancient Persia, usu. identified as Xerxes I: husband of Esther.
Category: Bible, Judaism
A king of Persia, later identified with Xerxes.
A name given to the Wandering Jew.
Ahasuerus is a name used several times in the Hebrew Bible, as well as related legends and Apocrypha. This name is applied in the Hebrew Scriptures to three rulers. The same name is also applied uncertainly to a Babylonian official noted in the Book of Tobit.
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