Ashpenaz


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Ashpenaz

(ăsh`pēnăz), in the Bible, Nebuchadnezzar's chief eunuch.
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First (1:7), he tells how the empire took their names; then (1:4, 17), he tells us that Ashpenaz was to teach them to read and write in the Babylonian language.
One day the king ordered Ashpenaz, his highest palace official, to choose some young men from the royal family of Judah and from other leading Jewish families.