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Bigthan

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Bigthan: NET AVS NIV NRSV NASB TEV
Bigthana: NET AVS NIV NRSV NASB TEV
a man who was palace guard for King Ahasuerus
a man who was a palace guard for King Ahasuerus

in the press; giving meat

Hebrew

Strongs #0904: Ntgb Bigthan or antgb Bigthana'

Bigthan = "in their wine-press"

1) a eunuch in king Ahasuerus' (Xerxes) court

904 Bigthan big-thawn'

or Bigthanad {big-thaw'naw}; of similar derivation to 903;
Bigthan or Bigthana, a eunuch of Xerxes:-Bigthan, Bigthana.
see HEBREW for 0903

Bigthan [EBD]

one of the eunuchs who "kept the door" in the court of Ahasuerus. With Teresh he conspired against the king's life. Mordecai detected the conspiracy, and the culprits were hanged (Esther 2:21-23; 6:1-3).

Bigthan [NAVE]

BIGTHAN, a conspiring Persian courtier, Esth. 2:21-23; 6:2.

Bigthana [NAVE]

BIGTHANA
See: Bigthan.

BIGTHAN, OR BIGTHANA [SMITH]

(gift of God), a eunuch (chamberlain, Authorized Version) in the court of Ahasuerus, one of those "who kept the door," and conspired with Teresh against the king?s life. (Esther 2:21) (B.C. 479.)

BIGTHAN; BIGTHANA [ISBE]

BIGTHAN; BIGTHANA - big'-than big-tha'-na (bighethan, bighethana'; Septuagint omits name): One of the two chamberlains or eunuchs of Xerxes ("Ahasuerus") who conspired against the king's life, the conspiracy being detected by Mordecai and the culprits hanged (Est 2:21). Possibly these men had been partially superseded by the degradation of Vashti and were thus prompted to take revenge on Xerxes.




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