Bish'lam (Heb. Bishlam', בַּשׁלָם, for בֶּן שָׁלֹם, son of peace, i.e. peaceful; Sept. translates ἐν εἰρήνῃ, so most other versions, but Vulg. Beselam), apparently an officer or commissioner (comp. 1 Esdr. 2:16) of Artaxerxes (i.e. Smerdis) in Palestine at the time of the return of Zerubbabel from captivity, and active in the remonstrance sent to the Persian court against the Jews in their efforts to rebuild their temple (Ezr 4:7). B.C. 522.

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