Hagahash'teri (Heb. with the art. [which the A.V. has mistaken for part of the name] ha- Achashtari', הָאֲחִשׁתָּרַי, i.e. the Achastarite, prob. of foreign [? Persian] origin; according to Furst, an adj. from the word achastar, i.e. courier [compare: אֲחָשַׁתַּרָנַים, ", camels," Es 8:10,14]; according to Gesenius, mule-driver; Sept. οΑ῾᾿σθηρά v.r. Α᾿ασθἠο, etc., Vulg. Ahasthari), the last mentioned of the four sons of Naarah, second of the two wives of Ashur, the founder of Tekoa, of the tribe of Judah (1Ch 4:6). B.C. post 1618.

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