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Vaizatha

VAIZATHA, VAJEZATHA (vī-ză'tha, va-jĕz'a-tha, Heb. wayzāthā’, son of the atmosphere). One of the ten sons of Haman who was hanged by the Jews in Shushan (Esth.9.9).


VAIZATHA vī’ zə thə (וַיְזָֽתָא). One of the ten sons of Haman who were killed by the Jews after Haman had tried to have all the Jews in the Pers. empire killed (Esth 9:9; KJV VAJEZATHA).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

vi’-za-tha, va-iz’-a-tha, va-jez’-a-tha, vaj-e-za’-tha (wayzatha’): One of the sons of Haman (Es 9:9). The form has been held to be corrupt, the Hebrew letter waw (w) being exceptionally tall, and the Hebrew letter zayin (z) exceptionally short (Benfey, Die persischen Keilinschriften (1847), XVIII, 93), and points to Vahyazdata, "Given of the Best-One" (OHL, 255).