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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 (Genesis 40:1-21; 41:9). Rabshakeh (q.v.) was cup-bearer in the Assyrian court (2 Kings 18:17). Nehemiah filled this office to the king of Persia (Nehemiah 1:11). We read also of Solomon's cup-bearers (1 Kings 10:5; 2 Chronicles 9:4).
Strong's Hebrew
4945a. mashqeh -- butler, cupbearer
... 4945, 4945a. mashqeh. 4945b . butler, cupbearer. Transliteration: mashqeh
Short Definition: cupbearer. Word Origin from shaqah Definition ...
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4945. mashqeh -- butler, cupbearer
... butler, cupbearer. Transliteration: mashqeh Phonetic Spelling: (mash-keh') Short
Definition: butler. butlership, cupbearer, drinking, fat pasture, watered ...
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What Things Befell Joseph in Prison.
... as are equal sufferers, and to inquire one of another what were the occasions of
their being condemned to a prison: among them the king's cupbearer, and one ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 5 what things befell.htm

"The Pharaoh Drew Nigh"
... It was Nechutes. The cup-bearer took but a single glance at Kenkenes and started
back. ... The cup-bearer's face showed compassion even in the dusk. ...
// yoke/chapter xliii the pharaoh drew.htm

The visit to Media.
... Habits of Cyrus."Horsemanship among the Persians."Cyrus learns to ride."His
delights."Amusements with the boys."The cup-bearer."The entertainment ...
// the great/chapter iii the visit to.htm

Nehemiah, the Praying Builder
... those years. He was a captive in Babylon, and had an important position
in the palace of the king to whom he was cup bearer. There ...
/.../bounds/prayer and praying men/viii nehemiah the praying builder.htm

The Church and Social Evils
... the travellers had a brother, a youth named Nehemiah, who was a cup-bearer in the ...
My text tells how the young cupbearer was affected by the tidings, and how he ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture g/the church and social evils.htm

The Prophet Nehemiah
... He was in the court of Artaxerxes, a cupbearer to the king, and held a high position.
Yet he longed to hear from his native land. ... THE CONVERTED CUPBEARER,. ...
// of the bible/iv the prophet nehemiah.htm

The Story of Joseph
... There were two of Pharaoh's servants in the prison"one, the king's cup-bearer, and
the other his chief baker, and both these were sorely troubled one night ...
// the dreamer/the story of joseph.htm

A Reformer's Schooling
... For I was the king's cupbearer.'"Nehemiah 1:1-11. ... We can think of this youthful
cup-bearer as yearning for one glimpse of the 'mountains round about Jerusalem ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture g/a reformers schooling.htm

A Man of Opportunity
... and honor in the Persian court. As cupbearer to the king he was admitted
freely to the royal presence. By virtue of his position ...
/.../white/the story of prophets and kings/chapter 52 a man of.htm

The Parthians Bring Antigonus Back into Judea, and Cast Hyrcanus ...
... would not receive Pacorus, although those of Ptolemais and Sidon had received him;
so he committed a troop of his horse to a certain cup-bearer belonging to ...
/.../chapter 13 the parthians bring.htm

Cupbearer (10 Occurrences)
... The cup-bearer of the king of Egypt is mentioned in connection with Joseph's history
(Genesis 40:1-21; 41:9). Rabshakeh (qv) was cup-bearer in the ...CUPBEARER. ...
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Cup-bearer (5 Occurrences)
Cup-bearer. Cupbearer, Cup-bearer. Cupbearers . Easton's Bible Dictionary ...
(WBS). Cupbearer, Cup-bearer. Cupbearers . Reference Bible.
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Nehemiah (9 Occurrences)
... his youth was appointed to the important office of royal cup-bearer at the ... nechemyah,
"comforted of Yah"): 1. Family 2. Youth 3. King's Cupbearer 4. Governor ...
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Baker (11 Occurrences)
... (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV). Genesis 40:2 Pharaoh was angry with
his two officers, the chief cupbearer and the chief baker. ...
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Pharaoh's (72 Occurrences)
... office. You will give Pharaoh's cup into his hand, the way you did when you
were his cupbearer. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV). ...
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Rabshakeh (15 Occurrences)
... Chief of the princes, the name given to the chief cup-bearer or the vizier of ... The
second part, which in the Aramaic, probably meant "cupbearer," had in this ...
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Butler (9 Occurrences)
... 1 Kings 10:5; 2 Chronicles 9:4). Nehemiah (1:11) was cup-bearer to king ... one who gives
drink" (Genesis 40:1-23; Genesis 41:9), rendered "cupbearer" in 1 Kings 10 ...
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Office (64 Occurrences)
... you did when you were his cupbearer. (WEB JPS ASV NAS RSV). Genesis 40:21 And he
restored the chief of the cup-bearers to his office of cup-bearer again; and he ...
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Cup (86 Occurrences)
... Genesis 40:21 He restored the chief cupbearer to his position again, and he gave
the cup into Pharaoh's hand; (Root in WEB KJV ... Now I was cupbearer to the king ...
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Pharaoh (245 Occurrences)
... (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV). Genesis 40:2 Pharaoh was angry
with his two officers, the chief cupbearer and the chief baker. ...
/p/pharaoh.htm - 60k

Bible Concordance
Cup-bearer (5 Occurrences)

Genesis 40:1 And it came to pass after these things, that the cup-bearer of the king of Egypt and the baker offended their lord the king of Egypt.

Genesis 40:5 And they dreamed a dream, both of them in one night, each his dream, each according to the interpretation of his dream, the cup-bearer and the baker of the king of Egypt, who were imprisoned in the tower-house.

Genesis 40:13 In yet three days will Pharaoh lift up thy head and restore thee to thy place, and thou shalt deliver Pharaoh's cup into his hand, after the former manner when thou wast his cup-bearer.

Genesis 40:21 And he restored the chief of the cup-bearers to his office of cup-bearer again; and he gave the cup into Pharaoh's hand.
(Root in DBY)

Nehemiah 1:11 O Lord, I beseech thee, let now thy ear be attentive to the prayer of thy servant, and to the prayer of thy servants, who desire to fear thy name: and prosper, I pray thee, thy servant this day, and grant him mercy in the sight of this man. For I was the king's cup-bearer.



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