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Bible Names H-M: Harbona


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

Harbona in Fausset's Bible Dictionary Third of the seven eunuchs of Ahasuerus. Suggested the hanging of Haman on his own gallows (Esther 1:19; Esther 7:9).

Harbona in Naves Topical Bible -Also called HARBONAH -A chamberlain of Ahasuerus Es 1:10; 7:9

Harbona in Smiths Bible Dictionary (ass-driver), the third of the seven chamberlains or eunuchs who served King Ahasuerus. Es 1:10 (B.C. 483-475.)

Harbona in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE 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."

Harbona Scripture - 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,

Harbonah in Hitchcock's Bible Names his destruction; his sword

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