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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #1896 - הֵגַי

Transliteration
hêgê', hêgay
Phonetics
hay-gay', hay-gah'ee  
Word Origin
probably of Persian origin
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
TWOT
None
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Hegai or Hege = “eunuch”

1) one of the eunuchs of the court of Ahasuerus

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (4) NAS (5) HCS (4)
Esther 3
Nehemiah 1
Esther 3
Esther 4
BYZ TIS TR
n-p 2
n-p 1
n-p 1
NA WH


Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 הֵגֵא proper name, masculine eunuch of Ahasuerus (probably Persian; compare Ἠγιας, courtier of Xerxes, Ctesias Pers 24; also Herodot ix. 33; Roed. in Thes Add) Esther 2:3; = הֵגַי Esther 2:8,15, הֵגָ֑י Esther 2:8.

הגג ( murmur, then muse; then compare Arabic burn, blaze (of fire), make a murmuring noise in burning; PS gives Syriac phantasma vidit, somniavit; Ethpe`el & especially Ethpa`al mente concepit, imaginatus est; compare also הָגָה).

הֵגַי, הֵגָ֑י proper name, masculine see הֵגֵא.

הגן (Late Hebrew הֲגַן Aramaic הֲגַן be suitable, fit, worthy: on original meaning compare Fl in NHWB, under the word)

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List of Word Forms
הֵגֶ֛א הֵגַ֖י הֵגַ֥י הֵגָ֑י הגא הגי hê·ḡay hê·ḡāy hê·ḡe heGai hêḡay hêḡāy heGe hêḡe
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Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
the Week of Proper 27 / Ordinary 32
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