Pronounce: akh-ash-vay-rosh'

Strong: H325

Orig: or (shortened) pAchashrosh \i akh- ash-rosh'\i0\plain\f3\fs21\cf23 (Esth. 10:1); of Persian origin; Achashverosh (i.e. Ahasuerus or Artaxerxes, but in this case Xerxes), the title (rather than name) of a Persian king:--Ahasuerus.

Use: Proper Name Masculine

Grk Strong:

    Ahasuerus = "I will be silent and poor"

    1) title of the king of Persia, probably Xerxes