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the Book Of Esther

Has always been esteemed canonical, both by Jews and Christians, though certain additions to it, found in some versions and manuscripts, are apocryphal. Who was its writer is not certainly known. It has been ascribed to Ezra, to a high-priest name Jehoiakim, and to Mordecai. This last opinion is supported by the internal evidence; the book having been written in Persia, by an eye-witness of the scenes it describes, B. C. 509. It presents a graphic picture of the Persian court and customs, and is intensely Jewish in its spirit. The chief value of the book is to illustrate the wonder- working providence of God, his control of human passions, his righteous judgment of sinners, and his care for his covenant people- whom, even when captives in a strange land, he can exalt above all their foes.


... ESTHER. The spirit of the book of Esther is anything but attractive. It is
never quoted or referred to by Jesus or His apostles, and ...
// to the old testament/esther.htm

Book 11 Footnotes
... of Proph. p.72. [15] Since some skeptical persons are willing to discard this Book
of Esther as no true history; and even our learned and judicious Dr. Wall ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/book 11 footnotes.htm

Some Miscellaneous Matters Respecting the Face of the Land.
... of the land. I. Let us begin with that canon concerning reading the Book
of Esther in the feast of Purim. "Towns that were begirt ...
/.../from the talmud and hebraica/chapter 98 some miscellaneous matters.htm

The Restoration.
... The Story of Esther. King Ahasuerus of the book of Esther is thought to be
Xerxes the Great. ... See the book of Esther, also the others. ...
/.../tidwell/the bible period by period/chapter xvi the restoration.htm

The Net Broken
... THE BOOK OF ESTHER THE NET BROKEN. ... I. The heroine of the whole book and of this chapter
is Esther, one of the sweetest and noblest of the women of Scripture. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture g/the net broken.htm

Esther's Venture
... THE BOOK OF ESTHER ESTHER'S VENTURE. 'Again Esther spake ... Patriotism is more
evident than religion in the Book of Esther. To turn to ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture g/esthers venture.htm

Ezra, Nehemiah and Esther.
... (1) The book of Esther, which relates to this time and should be read between chapters
6 and 7 of the book of Ezra. (2) The books of Haggai and Zechariah. ...
/.../the way of salvation in the lutheran church/chapter xi ezra nehemiah and.htm

Mordecai and Esther
... THE BOOK OF ESTHER MORDECAI AND ESTHER. 'For if thou altogether holdest
thy peace at this time, then shall there enlargement and ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture g/mordecai and esther.htm

Expositions of Holy Scripture
// of holy scripture g/

The Irish Articles of Religion. AD 1615.
... Susanna. The Book of Judith. Bell and the Dragon. Additions to the Book of Esther.
The Prayer of Manasses. The Book of Wisdom. The First Book of Maccab??us. ...
/.../the irish articles of religion.htm

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