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Bible Names A-G: Abagtha


Abagtha in Easton's Bible Dictionary one of the seven eunuchs in Ahasuerus's court (Esther 1:10; 2:21).

Abagtha in Fausset's Bible Dictionary One of the seven eunuchs in Ahasuerus' court; akin to the name Bigthan (Esther 1:10; Esther 2:21). Sanskrit, Bagadata, "given by fortune," baga, or the sun. Sun worship prevailed early in Persia.

Abagtha in Hitchcock's Bible Names father of the wine-press

Abagtha in Naves Topical Bible A Persian chamberlain Es 1:10

Abagtha in Smiths Bible Dictionary (God-given), one of the seven eunuchs in the Persian court of Ahasuerus. Es 1:10

Abagtha in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE a-bag'-tha ('abhaghetha', perhaps meaning "fortunate one"): One of the seven eunuchs, or "chamberlains," of Xerxes mentioned in Est 1:10. The name is Persian, and is one of the many Persian marks in the Book of Esther.

Abagtha in Wikipedia Abagtha (אבגתא) was a court official (likely a eunuch) of King Ahasuerus. He is mentioned once in the Book of Esther (Esther 1:10). According to this narrative, he and six other officials suggested that Queen Vashti parade before the king and his ministers in the crown jewels. Her refusal led to her demise and the selection of Esther as the new queen of the Persian Empire. The Hebrew word סָרִיס (sarīs), translated eunuch, can mean a general court official, not only a castrated man. Since Abagtha and the other six officials are spoken of as attending to the king, not to royal women, it is possible that he was not a eunuch in the technical sense.

Abagtha Scripture - Esther 1:10 Esther 1:10 - On the seventh day, when the heart of the king was merry with wine, he commanded Mehuman, Biztha, Harbona, Bigtha, and Abagtha, Zethar, and Carcas, the seven chamberlains that served in the presence of Ahasuerus the king,

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