Hegai; Hege


he'-ga-i, he'-ge (heghay; Gai (Esther 2:8,15), and heghe', Hege (Esther 2:3)):

One of the officers of the Persian king Ahasuerus; a chamberlain or eunuch (keeper of women), into whose custody the "fair young virgins" were delivered from whom the king intended to choose his queen in the place of the discredited Vashti.

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'HEGAI; HEGE'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.  

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