Bigthana, Bigthan

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BIGTHANA, BIGTHAN (bĭg'thā'na, bĭg'thăn). One of the chamberlains of King Xerxes (Ahasuerus) who with Teresh had plotted to kill the king. Mordecai heard of the plot and through Esther warned the king, who had the two men hanged (Esth.2.21-Esth.2.23; Esth.6.2).