Hegai
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Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary
Hegai

or Hege, meditation; word; groaning; separation

Smith's Bible Dictionary
Hegai

(eunuch), one of the eunuchs of the court of Ahasuerus. (Esther 2:8,15) (B.C. 474.)

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Eunuch, had charge of the harem of Ahasuerus (Esther 2:8).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
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.

Strong's Hebrew
1896. Hege' -- eunuch of Ahasuerus
... 1895, 1896. Hege'. 1896a . eunuch of Ahasuerus. Transliteration: Hege' Phonetic
Spelling: (hay-gay') Short Definition: Hegai. Hegai, Hege ...
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1896a. Hege -- eunuch of Ahasuerus
... eunuch of Ahasuerus. Transliteration: Hege Short Definition: Hegai. Word Origin
of foreign origin Definition eunuch of Ahasuerus NASB Word Usage Hegai (4). ...
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Library

Esther, the Queen.
... heard that the king was seeking for a maiden worthy to be a queen through all his
provinces, he brought Esther and placed her in care of Hegai, who had the ...
/.../lathbury/childs story of the bible/chapter xxxiv esther the queen.htm

Queen Esther's Love for Her People
... known, and when many girls were brought to the royal palace at Susa, Esther also
was taken into the king's palace and placed in the charge of Hegai, who took ...
/.../sherman/the childrens bible/queen esthers love for her.htm

Thesaurus
Hegai (3 Occurrences)
... Eunuch, had charge of the harem of Ahasuerus (Esther 2:8). Int. Standard Bible
Encyclopedia. HEGAI; HEGE. ... Multi-Version Concordance Hegai (3 Occurrences). ...
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Girls (27 Occurrences)
... of his kingdom, that they may gather together all the beautiful young virgins to
the citadel of Susa, to the women's house, to the custody of Hegai the king's ...
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Citadel (20 Occurrences)
... of his kingdom, that they may gather together all the beautiful young virgins to
the citadel of Susa, to the women's house, to the custody of Hegai the king's ...
/c/citadel.htm - 13k

Susa (20 Occurrences)
... of his kingdom, that they may gather together all the beautiful young virgins to
the citadel of Susa, to the women's house, to the custody of Hegai the king's ...
/s/susa.htm - 13k

Castle (26 Occurrences)
... his kingdom, that they may gather together all the fair young virgins unto Shushan
the palace, to the house of the women, unto the custody of Hegai the king's ...
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Custody (27 Occurrences)
... of his kingdom, that they may gather together all the beautiful young virgins to
the citadel of Susa, to the women's house, to the custody of Hegai the king's ...
/c/custody.htm - 15k

Capital (29 Occurrences)
... of his kingdom, that they may gather together all the beautiful young virgins to
the citadel of Susa, to the women's house, to the custody of Hegai the king's ...
/c/capital.htm - 16k

Keeper (72 Occurrences)
... of his kingdom, that they may gather together all the beautiful young virgins to
the citadel of Susa, to the women's house, to the custody of Hegai the king's ...
/k/keeper.htm - 30k

Ladies (8 Occurrences)
... when the king's commandment and his decree was heard, and when many maidens were
gathered together to the citadel of Susa, to the custody of Hegai, that Esther ...
/l/ladies.htm - 8k

Edict (22 Occurrences)
... when the king's commandment and his decree was heard, and when many maidens were
gathered together to the citadel of Susa, to the custody of Hegai, that Esther ...
/e/edict.htm - 14k

Concordance
Hegai (3 Occurrences)

Esther 2:3
Let the king appoint officers in all the provinces of his kingdom, that they may gather together all the beautiful young virgins to the citadel of Susa, to the women's house, to the custody of Hegai the king's eunuch, keeper of the women. Let cosmetics be given them;
(WEB JPS ASV BBE DBY NAS RSV NIV)

Esther 2:8
So it happened, when the king's commandment and his decree was heard, and when many maidens were gathered together to the citadel of Susa, to the custody of Hegai, that Esther was taken into the king's house, to the custody of Hegai, keeper of the women.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Esther 2:15
Now when the turn of Esther, the daughter of Abihail the uncle of Mordecai, who had taken her for his daughter, came to go in to the king, she required nothing but what Hegai the king's eunuch, the keeper of the women, advised. Esther obtained favor in the sight of all those who looked at her.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Subtopics

Hegai

Hegai: Chamberlain of Ahasuerus

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