Mith'redath (Heb. Mithredath', מַתרדָת, from the Pers. given by Mithras, see Gesenius, Thesaur. Heb. page 832, and comp. the Gr. form of the name Μιθριδάτης, Lat. Mithridates; Sept. Μιθριδάτης and Μιθραδάτης), the name of two Persian officers after the exile.

1. The "treasurer" (גַּזבָּר) of king Cyrus, commissioned by him to restore the sacred vessels of the Temple to Sheshbazzar, the Jewish chief (Ezr 1:8). B.C. 536.

2. One of the governors of Samaria, who wrote to king Artaxxerxes, or Smerdis, charging the Jews with rebellious designs in rebuilding Jerusalem (Ezr 4:7). B.C. 522.

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