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Harbona

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Harbona: NET AVS NIV NRSV NASB TEV
Harbonah: NASB
a man who was one of king Ahasuerus' chamberlains

his destruction; his sword

Hebrew

Strongs #02726: anwbrx Charbowna' or hnwbrx Charbownah

Harbona or Harbonah = "ass-driver"

1) the 3rd of the seven chamberlains or eunuchs who served Ahasuerus

2726 Charbowna' khar-bo-naw'

or Charbownah {khar-bo-naw'}; of Persian origin; Charbona or
Charbonah, a eunuch of Xerxes:-Harbona, Harbonah.

Harbona [EBD]

(a Persian word meaning "ass-driver"), one of the seven eunuchs or chamberlains of king Ahasuerus (Esther 1:10; 7:9).

Harbona [NAVE]

HARBONA, called also Harbonah. A chamberlain of Ahasuerus, Esth. 1:10; 7:9.

Harbonah [NAVE]

HARBONAH
See: Harbona.

HARBONA [SMITH]

(ass-driver), the third of the seven chamberlains or eunuchs who served King Ahasuerus. (Esther 1:10) (B.C. 483-475.)

HARBONAH [SMITH]

(Esther 7:9) the same as the preceding.

HARBONA; HARBONAH [ISBE]

HARBONA; HARBONAH - har-bo'-na (charebhona' charebhonah): One of the seven eunuchs who served Ahasuerus and to whom was given the command to bring Queen Esther before the king (Est 1:10). It was he who suggested that Haman be hanged upon the self-same gallows that he had erected for Mordecai (Est 7:9). Jewish tradition has it that Harbona had originally been a confederate of Haman, but, upon noting the failure of the latter's plans, abandoned him. The Persian equivalent of the name means "donkey-driver."




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