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Abagtha
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Abagtha
Abagtha (אֲבַגְתָא‎, avagtha'). One of the seven eunuchs who served in the presence of the Persian king Ahasuerus (Esth 1:10).
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Abagtha
Abagtha. One of the seven eunuchs commanded by King Ahasuerus to bring Queen Vashti to his drunken party (Est 1:10).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Abagtha
Abagtha ə-bagʹthə [Heb. aḇag̱eṯā’—perhaps ‘fortunate one’]. One of the seven eunuchs, or “chamberlains,” of Xerxes mentioned in Est. 1:10. The name is probably of Middle Iranian origin, and is one of the many Persian marks in Esther.See L. B. Paton, comm. on Esther (ICC, 1916), pp. 67f
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Abagtha
ABAGTHA One of the seven eunuchs commanded by King Ahasuerus to bring Queen Vashti to his drunken party (Est 1:10).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Abagtha
Abagtha (Heb. ʾăḇag̱ṯāʾ)One of the seven eunuchs of King Ahasuerus (Xerxes I, ca. 480 b.c.e.) who served as his chamberlains (Esth. 1:10). The name is probably of Middle Iranian origin (perhaps “gift of good fortune”).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Abagtha
Abagtha [ə băgˊthə] (Heb. ˒aḇag̱eṯā˒, probably of Middle Iranian origin; perhaps “gift of good fortune”). One of the seven eunuchs of King Ahasuerus (Xerxes I, ca. 480 B.C.) who served as his chamberlains (Esth. 1:10).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Abagtha
ABAGTHA One of the seven eunuchs in the service of the Persian king Ahasuerus as chamberlains (Esth 1:10).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Abagtha
Abag´tha (God-given), one of the seven eunuchs in the Persian court of Ahasuerus. Esther 1:10.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Abagtha
ABAG´THA (a-bagʹtha). One of the seven chief eunuchs of Xerxes who were commanded by the king to bring Queen Vashti into the royal presence (Esther 1:10), 483 b.c.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Abagtha
Abagthaone of the seven eunuchs in Ahasuerus’s court (Esther 1:10; 2:21).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Abagtha
ABAGTHA [uh BAG thuh] — one of the seven chamberlains, or eunuchs, chosen by the Persian king Ahasuerus (Xerxes) to bring his queen, Vashti, to the royal banquet (Esth. 1:10).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ABAGTHA
ABAGTHA<a-bag’-tha> ( אֲבַגַתָא‎ [’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.
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