Bigthan

Bigthan

(bĭg`thən), in the Bible, chamberlain who conspired with Teresh against King Ahasuerus. He is called Bigthana in the Book of Esther.
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The Talmud (TB Megillah 13b) states that only Mordecai understood Bigthan and Teresh, who conversed in their native Tarsian when plotting against the king.
For example, Mordecai "accidentally" witnessed the conversation between Bigthan and Teresh at the king's gate (Esth 2:19-22) and uncovered a plot to kill the king, which had to be rewarded by Ahasuerus.