BAGOAS bə gō’ əs (Βαγώας). The eunuch in charge of Holofernes’ affairs. It was Bagoas’ duty to invite Judith to a banquet with Holofernes and to provide her with the courtesies extended to a special guest. Bagoas also discovered the beheaded body of his master (
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)
Bagoas: The eunuch in charge of the household of Holofernes whom the latter engaged to bring Judith to his palace (Judith 12:11 ff; 13:1,3; 14:14). Compare JUDITH.