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Gender Masculine
Scripts מָרְדֳּכַי(Hebrew)
Pronounced Pron. MAWR-də-kie(English)
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Meaning & History

Means "servant of MARDUK" in Persian. In the Old Testament Mordecai is the cousin and foster father of Esther. He thwarted a plot to kill the Persian king, though he made an enemy of the king's chief advisor Haman.
VariantMordechai(Hebrew)
Other Languages & CulturesMordokhay(Biblical Hebrew) Mordikai(English) Motel, Motke(Yiddish)

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