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MARSENA (măr-sē'na, Heb. marsenā’). One of the counselors who advised King Xerxes (kjv Ahasuerus) to banish Queen Vashti for disobeying the imperial command (Esth.1.10-Esth.1.14).

MARSENA, mär se’ nə (מַרְסְנָ֖א). One of the seven princes of Persia and Media who had the right of access to the king’s presence (Esth 1:14).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

mar-se’-na, mar’-se-na (marcena’; derivation unknown but probably of Persian origin (Es 1:14)): One of "the seven princes of Persia and Media, who saw the king’s face, and sat first in the kingdom."