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Harbona
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Harbona
Harbona (חַרְבוֹנָא‎, charvona'). One of the seven eunuchs who served in the presence of Ahasuerus (Esth 1:10; 7:9).
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Harbona
Harbona. One of King Ahasuerus’ seven personal attendants. They were ordered by Ahasuerus to parade Queen Vashti before a drunken banquet to satisfy his vanity (Est 1:10). Harbona later suggested that Haman be hanged on the gallows he had built for Mordecai (7:9).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Harbona, Harbonah
Harbona, Harbonah här-bōʹnə [Heb. ḥareḇônāʾ, ḥareḇônâ]. One of the seven eunuchs who served Ahasuerus and who was commanded to bring Esther before the king (Est. 1:10). He suggested that Haman be hanged upon the same gallows that he had erected for Mordecai (7:9). The Persian equivalent
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Harbona
HARBONA One of King Ahasuerus’s seven personal attendants. They were ordered by Ahasuerus to parade Queen Vashti before a drunken banquet to satisfy his vanity (Est 1:10). Harbona later suggested that Haman be hanged on the gallows he had built for Mordecai (7:9).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Harbona(H)
HARBONA(H). The third of the seven eunuchs who served as chamberlains for Ahasuerus (Xerxes) mentioned in (Est 1:10).He suggested Haman be hanged upon the gallows prepared for Mordecai (Est 7:9; Harbonah in KJV).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Harbona
Harbona (Heb. ḥarĕḇônāʾ, ḥarĕḇônâ)Eunuch of the Persian king Ahasuerus (Esth. 1:10). He suggested that Haman be hanged on the very gallows he had made for Mordecai (Esth. 7:9).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Harbona
Harbona [här bōˊnə] (Heb. hareḇônā˒, hareḇônâ; cf. Pers. “donkey driver”). A eunuch of Ahasuerus, king of Persia (Esth. 1:10). He suggested that Haman be hanged on the very gallows he had made for Mordecai (7:9).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Harbona
Har´bona (ass-driver), the third of the seven chamberlains or eunuchs who served King Ahasuerus. Esther 1:10. (b.c. 483–475.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Harbona
HARBO´NA (har-bōʹna; Avestan, “the bald man”). One of the seven chamberlains of King Ahasuerus, commanded by him to exhibit the beauty of Queen Vashti to his courtiers (Esther 1:10). He also suggested to the king the hanging of Haman (7:9, “Harbonah”), about 478 b.c.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Harbona
Harbona(a Persian word meaning “ass-driver”), one of the seven eunuchs or chamberlains of king Ahasuerus (Esther 1:10; 7:9).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Harbona
HARBONA [hahr BOE nuh] — one of the eunuchs, or chamberlains, responsible for the harem of King Ahasuerus (Xerxes I) of Persia (Esth. 1:10; 7:9).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
HARBONA; HARBONAH
HARBONA; HARBONAH<har-bo’-na> ([חַרְבוֹנָא‎, charebhona’] [חַרְבוֹנָה‎, 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
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