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Bible Names H-M: Hegai


Hegai in Easton's Bible Dictionary eunuch, had charge of the harem of Ahasuerus (Esther 2:8).

Hegai in Fausset's Bible Dictionary (Esther 2:3; Esther 2:8; Esther 2:15.) Eunuch, or chamberlain, in charge of the women of Ahasuerus' harem. Akin to the Sanskrit aja, "eunuch". Hegias is mentioned by the pagan Ctesias as of Xerxes' ("Ahasuerus") court.

Hegai in Hitchcock's Bible Names or Hege

Hegai in Naves Topical Bible -Chamberlain of Ahasuerus Es 2:3,8,15

Hegai in Smiths Bible Dictionary (eunuch), one of the eunuchs of the court of Ahasuerus. Es 2:8,15 (B.C. 474.)

Hegai in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE he'-ga-i, he'-ge (heghay; Gai (Est 2:8,15), and heghe', Hege (Est 2:3)): One of the officers of the Persian king Ahasuerus; a chamberlain or eunuch (keeper of women), into whose custody the "fair young virgins" were delivered from whom the king intended to choose his queen in the place of the discredited Vashti.

Hegai in Wikipedia is a character from the Biblical Book of Esther, verses 8 & 15. He is an eunuch placed in charge of Ahasuerus's harem. So it came to pass, when the king's commandment and his decree was heard, and when many maidens were gathered together unto Shushan the palace, to the custody of Hegai, that Esther was brought also unto the king's house, to the custody of Hegai, keeper of the women.....Now when the turn of Esther, the daughter of Abihail the uncle of Mordecai, who had taken her for his daughter, was come to go in unto the king, she required nothing but what Hegai the king's chamberlain, the keeper of the women, appointed. And Esther obtained favour in the sight of all them that looked upon her.[1]

Hegai Scripture - Esther 2:15 Now when the turn of Esther, the daughter of Abihail the uncle of Mordecai, who had taken her for his daughter, was come to go in unto the king, she required nothing but what Hegai the king's chamberlain, the keeper of the women, appointed. And Esther obtained favour in the sight of all them that looked upon her.

Hegai Scripture - Esther 2:8 So it came to pass, when the king's commandment and his decree was heard, and when many maidens were gathered together unto Shushan the palace, to the custody of Hegai, that Esther was brought also unto the king's house, to the custody of Hegai, keeper of the women.

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