Cup-bearer @ an officer of high rank with Egyptian, Persian, Assyrian, and Jewish monarchs. The cup-bearer of the king of Egypt is mentioned in connection with Joseph's history Genesis:40:1-21Genesis:41:9). Rabshakeh (q.v.) was cup-bearer in the Assyrian court ( 2Kings:18:17). Nehemiah filled this office to the king of Persia Nehemiah:1:11). We read also of Solomon's cup-bearers (kjvKings:10:5; 2Chronicals:9:4).