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Reference: Cup-Bearer


an officer of high rank with Egyptian, Persian, Assyrian, and Jewish monarchs. The cup-bearer of the king of Egypt is mentioned in connection with Joseph's history (Ge 40:1-21; 41:9). Rabshakeh (q.v.) was cup-bearer in the Assyrian court (2Ki 18:17). Nehemiah filled this office to the king of Persia (Ne 1:11). We read also of Solomon's cup-bearers (1Ki 10:5; 2Ch 9:4).

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Another name for 'butler,' who presented the cup to the king, and was responsible to see that there was nothing injurious in it. 1Ki 10:5; 2Ch 9:4; Ne 1:11.

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