Ze'resh (Heb. id. זֶרֶשׁ, Persian for gold; Sept. Ζωσαρά v.r. Σωσαρά; Josephus, Ζάραρα, Ant. 11:6, 10; Vulg. Zares), the wife of Haman the Agagite (Es 5; Es 10), who advised him to prepare the gallows for Mordecai (ver. 14), but predicted his fall on learning that Mordecai was a Jew (6, 13). B.C. 474. SEE ESTHER.