Character Study on Harbona

Character Study on Harbona

Esther 1: 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,
Esther 7: And Harbonah, one of the chamberlains, said before the king, Behold also, the gallows fifty cubits high, which Haman had made for Mordecai, who had spoken good for the king, standeth in the house of Haman. Then the king said, Hang him thereon.

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Easton's Bible Dictionary - Harbona
(A Persian word meaning "ass-driver"), one of the seven eunuchs or chamberlains of king Ahasuerus (Esther 1:10 ; 7:9 ).

Holman Bible Dictionary - Harbona
(hahr' boh' nuh) Persian personal name perhaps meaning, “barren.” A eunuch on the staff of King Ahasuerus of Persia (Esther 1:10 ; Esther 7:9 ).

Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Harbona
Third of the seven eunuchs of Ahasuerus. Suggested the hanging of Haman on his own gallows (Esther 1:19; Esther 7:9).

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Harbona, Harbonah
One of the eunuchs or chamberlains of Ahasuerus. Esther 1:10 ; Esther 7:9 .

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Harbona
HARBONA ( Esther 1:10 ) or HARBONAH ( Esther 7:9 ). The third of the seven eunuchs or chamberlains of king Ahasuerus. It was on his suggestion that Haman was hanged upon the gallows which he had prepared for Mordecai.

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Harbonah - (hahr boh' nuh) Alternate spelling of Harbona, based on Hebrew text's alteration between Hebrew and Aramaic spelling. See Harbona
Harbona - Harbona ( Esther 1:10 ) or HarbonaH ( Esther 7:9 )