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OT Vol. 12 – Esther

THE BOOK OF ESTHER Chapter 4 Esther Agrees to Help the Jews

Mordecai informs Esther about the decree to slaughter the Jews; however, at first, she is nervous about intervening on behalf of her people, the Jews. The Persian law said that no one could appear before the king without his having... Continue Reading →

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THE BOOK OF ESTHER Chapter 3 Haman Plans to Kill the Jews

Some four years later, Haman the Agagite, the son of Hammedatha, a descendant of the Amalekite king Agag, is promoted to the highest-ranking official in the kingdom. With his promotion comes the order that all the servants bow before Him.... Continue Reading →

THE BOOK OF ESTHER Chapter 2 Queen Esther Chosen

After the fiasco with Queen Vashti, King Ahasuerus appoints attendants to seek out the most beautiful virgins in all the 127 provinces of the Persian Empire and bring them to the city of Shushan. Thereafter, they were to be prepared... Continue Reading →

THE BOOK OF ESTHER Chapter 1 The King’s Banquets and Queen Vashti’s Refusal

Chapter 1 of the book of Esther begins in the third year of the reign of King Ahasuerus (AKA, Xerxes I), the son of Darius the Great. He is having his servants prepare an enormous banquet for the officials of... Continue Reading →

INTRODUCTION TO THE BOOK OF ESTHER God Will Not Forsake His People

Edward D. Andrews One of the main characters in the book of Esther was Mordecai, and he is the likely candidate to be the author of the account as well. The author would have been one who had intimate details... Continue Reading →

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