(Μαρδοχαῖος). the Sept. or Greek equivalent of MORDECAI SEE MORDECAI (q.v.), in the Apocrypha; namely,

(a.) the uncle of Esther, in the apocryphal additions (Esther 10:1; 11:2, 12; 12:1-6; 16:13; 2 Maccabees 15:36). The 14th of the month Adar, on which the feast of Purim was celebrated, is called in the last passage "Mardochaeus's day" (ἡ Μαρδοχαϊκὴ ἡμέρα).

See also the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

(b.) A Jew who returned with Zerubbabel and Joshua (1 Esdras 5:8; comp. Ezr 2:2).

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