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Lexicon :: Strong's H1896 - hēḡē'

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הֵגֵא
Transliteration
hēḡē'
Pronunciation
hay-gay'
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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably of Persian origin
Strong’s Definitions

הֵגֵא Hêgêʼ, hay-gay'; or (by permutation) הֵגַי Hêgay; probably of Persian origin; Hege or Hegai, a eunuch of Xerxes:—Hegai, Hege.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's H1896 in the following manner: Hegai (3x), Hege (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's H1896 in the following manner: Hegai (3x), Hege (1x).
  1. Hegai or Hege = "eunuch"

    1. one of the eunuchs of the court of Ahasuerus

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
הֵגֵא Hêgêʼ, hay-gay'; or (by permutation) הֵגַי Hêgay; probably of Persian origin; Hege or Hegai, a eunuch of Xerxes:—Hegai, Hege.
STRONGS H1896:
הֵגֵא proper name, masculine eunuch of Ahasuerus (probably Persian; compare Ἠγιας, courtier of Xerxes, CtesiasPers 24; also Herodotix. 33; Roed. in Thes Add) Esther 2:3; = הֵגַי Esther 2:8, 15, הֵגָ֑י Esther 2:8.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Esther

2:3; 2:8; 2:8; 2:15

H1896

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Strong's Number H1896 matches the Hebrew הֵגֵא (hēḡē'),
which occurs 4 times in 3 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:3 - “And may the king appoint overseers in all the provinces of his kingdom, and have them [fn]bring every beautiful young virgin to the citadel of Susa, to the harem, into the custody of Hegai H1896, the king’s eunuch, who is in charge of the women; and let their cosmetics be given to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:8 - So it came about, when the command and decree of the king were heard and many young ladies were gathered to the citadel of Susa into the [fn]custody of Hegai H1896, that Esther was taken to the king’s [fn]palace into the custody of Hegai H1896, who was in charge of the women.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:15 - Now when the turn of Esther, the daughter of Abihail the uncle of Mordecai who had taken her as his daughter, came to go in to the king, she did not request anything except what Hegai H1896, the king’s eunuch who was in charge of the women, [fn]advised. And Esther was finding favor in the eyes of all who saw her.

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