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memucan in Easton's Bible Dictionary

dignified, one of the royal counsellors at the court of Ahasuerus, by whose suggestion Vashti was divorced (Esther 1:14, 16, 21).

memucan in Smith's Bible Dictionary

(dignified), one of the seven princes of Persia in the reign of Ahasuerus, who "saw the king's face," and sat first in the kingdom. #Es 1:14,16,21|

memucan in Schaff's Bible Dictionary

MEMU'CAN , a Persian prince at the court of Ahasuerus. Esth 1:14.

memucan in Fausset's Bible Dictionary

One of the seven princes who "saw the king's face and sat first in the kingdom" (Esther 1:13-14); "wise men who knew the times and law and judgment." Ahasuerus accordingly consulted them, "what shall we do unto Vashti according to law?" Memucan as president of the council owing to his wisdom and age, or else as an obsequious courtier knowing his master's mind, gave his opinion first, that Vashti should be disgraced; and his counsel the king followed.