Sheshbazzar (Shesh-baz´uhr)

The “prince of Judah” (Ezra 1:8; Ezra 1:11; Ezra 5:14; Ezra 5:16) to whom Cyrus (538 BCE) entrusted the “gold and silver vessels” of the Temple to be restored to Jerusalem. Sheshbazzar may be identical with Shenazzar, a son of Jeconiah (1Chr 3:18).

Ezra 1:8

8King Cyrus of Persia had them released into the charge of Mithredath the treasurer, who counted them out to Sheshbazzar the prince of Judah.

Ezra 1:11

11the total of the gold and silver vessels was five thousand four hundred. All these Sheshbazzar brought up, when the exiles were brought up from Babylonia to J ... View more

Ezra 5:14

14Moreover, the gold and silver vessels of the house of God, which Nebuchadnezzar had taken out of the temple in Jerusalem and had brought into the temple of Ba ... View more

Ezra 5:16

16Then this Sheshbazzar came and laid the foundations of the house of God in Jerusalem; and from that time until now it has been under construction, and it is n ... View more

1Chr 3:18

18Malchiram, Pedaiah, Shenazzar, Jekamiah, Hoshama, and Nedabiah;

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