Hegai

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Hegai is a character from the Biblical Book of Esther, verses 8 & 15. He is an eunuch placed in charge of Ahasuerus's harem.

So it came to pass, when the king's commandment and his decree was heard, and when many maidens were gathered together unto Shushan the palace, to the custody of Hegai, that Esther was brought also unto the king's house, to the custody of Hegai, keeper of the women.....Now when the turn of Esther, the daughter of Abihail the uncle of Mordecai, who had taken her for his daughter, was come to go in unto the king, she required nothing but what Hegai the king's chamberlain, the keeper of the women, appointed. And Esther obtained favour in the sight of all them that looked upon her.[1]

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  1. ^ wikisource:Bible (King James)/Esther#Chapter 2