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 ).
in the press; giving meat
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.)