Hadas'sah (Heb. Hadassah', הֲדִסָּה, myrtle; comp. the Gr. names A Myrto, etc.; Sept. omits, Vulg. Edissa), the earlier Jewish name of ESTHER (Es 2:7). Gesenius (Thesaur. p. 366) suggests that it is identical with ςΑτοσσα, the name of the daughter of Cyrus (Herod. 3. 133,134).

Bible concordance for HADASSAH.

See also the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

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