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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #828 - אַשְׁפְּנַז
Ashpenaz = “I will make prominent the sprinkled”
1) chief eunuch of Nebuchadnezzar
אַשְׁפְּנַז [Ashpenaz], pr.n. of a chief eunuch in the court of Nebuchadnezzar, Daniel 1:3. The etymology is unknown, but a similar form is found in אַשְׁכְּנַז.
[The proper name אַשְׁפְּנַז has been well illustrated by Rödiger from the Pers. اسب a horse, and Sanscr. nâsâ, nose, so that it properly signifies horse’s nose. App.]
the Week of Proper 14 / Ordinary 19