Definition of Balthasar
1. Noun. (New Testament) one of the three sages from the east who came bearing gifts for the infant Jesus.
Category relationships: New Testament
Group relationships: Magi, Wise Men
Generic synonyms: Sage
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Literary usage of Balthasar
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1905)
"On the following day (July 9) Balthasar with this money bought a pair of heavy ... The feelings of mingled gratitude and vengeance excited by Balthasar ..."
2. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography by Historical Society of Pennsylvania (1881)
"Balthasar Hoffman. 1747, Abraham Hartranft and Susanna Schubert, ... Balthasar Hoffman. May 17th, 1753.2 Christopher Hoffman and Rosina Dresner, by the Rev. ..."
3. The Works of Sir Walter Ralegh, Kt by Sir Walter Raleigh, Thomas Birch, William Oldys (1829)
"THOUGH I have already (as it seems to me) sufficiently proved that Balthasar was the son and immediate successor to Evilmerodach, yet considering earnestly ..."