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(Heb. Abagtha', אֲבִגְתָא , prob. Persian [ (See BIGTHA) , (See BIGTHAN) , (See BIGTHANA) , (See BAGOAS) ], and, according to Bohlen, from the Sanscrit bagadata, ‘ fortune-given; Sept. Ἀαταζά ), one of the seven chief eunuchs in the palace of Xerxes, who were commanded to bring in Vashti (Esther 1:10), B.C. 483.
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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Abagtha'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​tce/​a/abagtha.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.