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Biztha
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Biztha
Biztha (בִּזְּתָא‎, bizzetha'). One of the seven eunuchs who served in the presence of King Ahasuerus (Esth 1:10). Biztha was among those instructed to bring Queen Vashti to the royal feast (Esth 1:10, 11).
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Biztha
Biztha. One of the seven eunuchs King Ahasuerus commanded to bring Queen Vashti to his drunken party (Est 1:10).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Biztha
Biztha bizʹthə [Gk. Mazan; also Bazan and Bazea]. One of the seven eunuchs or chamberlains of King Ahasuerus (Xerxes). It is possible that the name is derived from the Pers. besteh, “bound,” hence, “eunuch” (Est. 1:10).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Biztha
BIZTHA One of the seven eunuchs King Ahasuerus commanded to bring Queen Vashti to his drunken party (Est 1:10).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Biztha
BIZTHA. One of seven eunuchs or chamberlains serving King Ahasuerus or Xerxes (Est 1:10).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Biztha
Biztha (Heb. bizzĕṯāʾ)One of the seven eunuchs who served as chamberlains for the Persian king Ahasuerus (Esth. 1:10).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Biztha
Biztha [bĭzˊthə] (Heb. bizeṯā˒). One of the seven eunuchs who served as chamberlains for the Persian king Ahasuerus (Esth. 1:10).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Biztha
Biz´tha (eunuch), the second of the seven eunuchs of King Ahasuerus’ harem. Esther 1:10. (b.c. 483.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Biztha
BIZ´THA (bizʹtha; perhaps from Avestan biz-da, “double gift”). One of the seven eunuchs of the harem of Xerxes (Ahasuerus) who were ordered to bring Vashti forth for exhibition (Esther 1:10), 486–465 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Biztha
BIZTHA [BIHZ thah] — one of the seven eunuchs, or chamberlains, who had charge of the harem of King Ahasuerus (Xerxes) of Persia (Esth. 1:10).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BIZTHA
BIZTHA<biz’-tha> (Septuagint [Μαζάν, Mazan]; also [Bazan] and [Bazea]): One of the seven eunuchs or chamberlains of King Ahasuerus (Xerxes). It is possible that the name is derived from the Persian besteh, “bound,” hence, “eunuch” (Est 1:10).
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Biztha
Biztha [Biz-thuh](Persian origin: Uncertain meaning)(Esther 1:10). 5th century b.c. Biztha was one of the seven eunuchs who served in the court of Ahasuerus, the king of Persia, usually identified by historians as King Xerxes I of Persia, son and successor of Darius I.The other six eunuchs who served
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