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People/Characters: Ahasuerus, king of Persia

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TitlesOrder
Behold Your Queen by Gladys Malvernoften identified as Xerxes I
Biblical Games: Game Theory and the Hebrew Bible by Steven J. Brams
Commentary on the Old Testament, Volume 3: I & II Kings, I & II Chronicles by C. F. KeilXerxes
The Daily Bible: New International Version: With Devotional Insights to Guide You Through God's Word by F. LaGard SmithEzra 4:6, Esther 1:1-2,9-10,15-19,2:1,12,16,21,3:1,6-8,12,6:2,7:5,8:1,7,12,9:2,20,30,10:1,3
Daniel, Esther and Jeremiah: The Additions by Carey A. MooreEzra 4:6, Esther 1-3, 6-10
Esther by Carey A. Moore
Expositor's Bible: Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther by Walter F. AdeneyXerxes
The Gilded Chamber by Rebecca Kohn
Handbook on the Historical Books by Victor P. HamiltonEzra 4:6, Ester 1-3, 6:2, 7:5, 8, 9, 10:1,3
The HarperCollins Study Bible by Wayne A. Meeks
The Holy Bible: New Living Translation by TyndaleEzra 4:6, Esther 1:1-2,9-10,15-19, 2:1,12,16,21, 3:1,6-8,12, 6:2, 7:5, 8:1,7,12, 9:2,20,30, 10:1,3
If I Perish, I Perish by W. Ian ThomasXerxes
King Ahasuerus: A Shadow or Type of the Lord Jesus Christ: From the Book of Esther by Susan Steele
Life Application Study Bible NIV by TyndaleEzra 4:6, Esther 1:1-2,9-10,15-19, 2:1,12,16,21, 3:1,6-8,12, 6:2, 7:5, 8:1,7,12, 9:2,20,30, 10:1,3
Megillat Esther by J. T. WaldmanXerxes
The New Jerusalem Bible by Henry WansbroughXerxes
New Worlds, Lost Worlds: The Rule of the Tudors, 1485-1603 by Susan BrigdenXerxes
The Reformation Study Bible: English Standard Version (ESV) by R. C. SproulEzra 4:6, Esther 1:1-2,9-10,15-19, 2:1,12,16,21, 3:1,6-8,12, 6:2, 7:5, 8:1,7,12, 9:2,20,30, 10:1,3
Zondervan NIV Study Bible by Kenneth L. BarkerEzra 4:6, Esther 1:1-2,9-10,15-19, 2:1,12,16,21, 3:1,6-8,12, 6:2, 7:5, 8:1,7,12, 9:2,20,30, 10:1,3

Character description

(Biblical figure) Ahasuerus (/əˌhæzjuˈɪərəs/ ə-HAZ-yoo-EER-əs; Hebrew: אֲחַשְׁוֵרוֹשׁ, Modern: ʼAḥašvērōš, Tiberian: ʼAẖašwērōš, commonly Achashverosh; Koine Greek: Ασουηρος, romanized: Asouēros, in the Septuagint; Latin: Assuerus in the Vulgate) is a name used several times in the Hebrew Bible, as well as related legends and Apocrypha. This name (or title) is applied in the Hebrew Scriptures to three rulers. The same name is also applied uncertainly to a Babylonian official (or Median king) noted in the Book of Tobit. Ahasuerus is given as the name of the King of Persia in the Book of Esther. He is most often identified as Xerxes I.

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