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Summary of the Book of Esther - The King James Bible Online (KJV)
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- Esther is book number 17 in the Old Testament of the Bible. It contains 10 chapters.
- The author of the Book of Esther is unknown
- Who was Esther? Esther was the queen of Ahasuerus (Xerxes) and the daughter of Abihail, a Benjamite. Esther appears in the Bible as a "woman of deep piety, faith, courage, patriotism and caution
- Short Summary of the Book of Esther:
- King Xerxes (Ahasuerus) has his Queen expelled and Esther, the adopted daughter of Mordecai, a Jew, is chosen as queen
- Mordecai learns of a plot to assassinate King Xerxes who informs Esther who in turn tells the king
- A man called Haman is promoted by King Xerxes who plots to exterminate the Jews, including Mordecai
- Haman's plot goes wrong and he is hanged on the gallows that he intended for Mordecai
- Mordecai is promoted in place of Haman but he cannot revoke the legislation to exterminate the Jews
- Moredecai therefore has a law passed that the Jews may defend themselves and retaliate on the day and the Jews destroy their enemies
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