On the seventh day, when the heart of the king was merry with wine, he commanded Mehuman, Biztha, Harbona, Bigtha, and Abagtha, Zethar, and Carcas, the seven chamberlains that served in the presence of Ahasuerus the king,
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
One of the seven eunuchs in Ahasuerus' court; akin to the name Bigthan (Esther 1:10; Esther 2:21). Sanskrit, Βagadata , "given by fortune," baga , or the sun. Sun worship prevailed early in Persia.
Holman Bible Dictionary
(uh bag' thuh) One of seven eunuchs on the staff of Ahasuerus or Xerxes (486-465 BC), King of Persia (Esther 1:10 ).
Hitchcock's Bible Names
Father of the wine-press
Easton's Bible Dictionary
One of the seven eunuchs in Ahasuerus's court (Esther 1:10 ; 2:21 ).
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
ABAGTHA ( Esther 1:10 ). One of the seven chamberlains or eunuchs sent by Ahasuerus (Xerxes) to fetch the queen, Vashti, to his banquet.
The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary
One of the chamberlains of Persia. His name, if Hebrew, is compounded of Ab, father, and Gath, a press: probably, he was the "master of the wine-press." (Esther 1:10.)
Morrish Bible Dictionary
One of the eunuchs that served Ahasuerus. Esther 1:10 . In the LXX different names are given for these seven eunuchs, namely, Aman, Bazan, Tharrha, Barazi, Zatholtha, Abataza, and Tharaba.