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Asaph, keeper of the royal forest of Artaxerxes

 

(collector of the people).

The keeper of the royal forest or "paradise" of Artaxerxes, (Nehemiah 2:8) a Jew, in high office at the court of Persia. (B.C. 536.)

 

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