Bigthan

Bigthan [N] [H]

one of the eunuchs who "kept the door" in the court of Ahasuerus. With Teresh he conspired against the king's life. Mordecai detected the conspiracy, and the culprits were hanged ( Esther 2:21-23 ; 6:1-3 ).

These dictionary topics are from
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Bigthan". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Bigthan [N] [E]

in the press; giving meat
Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Bigthan'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

Bigthan, or Bigthana

(gift of God ), a eunuch (chamberlain, Authorized Version) in the court of Ahasuerus, one of those "who kept the door," and conspired with Teresh against the kings life. ( Esther 2:21 ) (B.C. 479.)


Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Bigthan, or Bigthana'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.