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People/Characters: Esther, Queen of Persia, cousin of Mordecai

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The Amplified Bible by ZondervanEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Apocrypha by Edgar J. Goodspeed
Be Committed (Ruth & Esther): Doing God's Will Whatever the Cost (The BE Series Commentary) by Warren W. Wiersbe
Becoming a Woman of Beauty And Strength: Esther (A Woman After God's Own Heart®) by Elizabeth George
Die Bibel - Deutsche by Martin LutherEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Bible by AnonymousEsther 2,4-5,7-9
BibleEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Bible by John R. Kohlenberger, IIIEsther 2,4-5,7-9
BibleEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Bible by NANAEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Bible History Commentary Old and New Testaments, Complete Set by Werner Herman Franzmann
Bible! Bible! by Robert J. MatthewsEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Bible: Authorized King James Version with Apocrypha by Robert P. CarrollEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Bible: Designed to be Read as Living Literature, the Old and the New Testaments in the King James Version by Ernest Sutherland BatesEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Bible: The Story of the King James Version, 1611–2011 by Gordon CampbellEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Book by TyndaleEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Book of Ezra/the Book of Nehemiah/the Book of Esther/the Book of Job (The Layman's Bible Commentary) by Balmer H. Kelly
The Book of Hiding: Gender, Ethnicity, Annihilation, and Esther (Biblical Limits) by Timothy K. Beal
The Books of Ruth, Esther, Ecclesiastes, the Song of Songs, Lamentations : The Five Scrolls by Wesley J. Fuerst
The C. S. Lewis Bible by C. S. LewisEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Cambridge Annotated Study Bible: New Revised Standard Version by Howard Clark KeeEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Catholic Youth Bible: New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) by Brian Singer-TownsEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Chosen: The Lost Diaries of Queen Esther (Lost Loves of the Bible) by Ginger Garrett
Commentary on Song of Songs by John F. Brug
Commentary Practical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible by Robert JamiesonEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Complete Parallel Bible with the Apocryphal/Deuterocanonical Books: New Revised Standard Version, Revised English Bible, New American Bible, New Jerusalem Bible by Publisher Oxford University PressEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The concise Bible by Frances HazlittEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Daily Bible: New International Version: With Devotional Insights to Guide You Through God's Word by F. LaGard Smith
Daniel, Esther and Jeremiah: The Additions by Carey A. Moore
The Discipleship Study Bible: New Revised Standard Version Including Apocrypha by Bruce C. BirchEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Douay-Rheims Bible. Old and New Testaments the Apocrypha by Catholic ChurchEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Esther by Carey A. Moore
Esther by Carol M. Bechtel
Esther by Norah Lofts
Esther : born for her time by James A. Aderman
Esther and Ruth (Reformed Expository Commentary) by Iain M. Duguid
Esther And the Destiny of Israel: Revised Edition by John Whitcomb
Esther Interactive DVD by Nest Family Entertainment
Esther, courage in crisis: A radiant queen's courageous response can give you boldness to meet your times of stress by Margaret Hess
Esther: A Woman of Strength & Dignity by Charles R. Swindoll
Esther: An Introduction and Commentary (Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries) by Joyce G. Baldwin
Esther: the star and the sceptre by Gini Andrews
ESV Gospel Transformation Bible by ESV Bibles by CrosswayEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The ESV Study Bible by Crossway BiblesEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Expositor's Bible Commentary, volume 3: Deuteronomy, Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1 & 2 Samuel by Frank E. Gaebelein
The Expositor's Bible Commentary, volume 4: 1 & 2 Kings, 1 & 2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther, Job by Frank E. GaebeleinEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Expositor's Bible: Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther by Walter F. Adeney
Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther (OT Daily Study Bible Series) by J. G. McConville
Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther by Leslie C. Allen
Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther by Mervin Breneman
Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther by John F. BrugEsther 2,4-5,7-9
F. B. Meyer Bible Commentary by F. B. MeyerEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Feminine Unconventional: Four Subversive Figures in Israel's Tradition by André Lacocque
Five Festal Garments: Christian Reflections on the Song of Songs, Ruth, Lamentations, Ecclesiastes and Esther (New Studies in Biblical Theology) by Barry G. Webb
The Five Megilloth (Soncino Books of the Bible) by Bydr A. Cohen
For Such a Time as This: Your Identity, Purpose, and Passion by Lisa Ryan
The Gilded Chamber by Rebecca Kohn
The Guideposts Parallel Bible: King James Version, Modern Language Bible, Living Bible, Revised Standard Version by GuidepostsEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Hadassah Covenant by Tommy Tenney
Hadassah: One Night With the King by Tommy Tenney
Handbook on the Historical Books by Victor P. Hamilton
Harper study Bible: The Holy Bible by Harold LindsellEsther 2,4-5,7-9
HarperCollins Bible Commentary by James L. MaysEsther 2,4-5,7-9
HarperCollins Study Bible - Student Edition: Fully Revised & Updated by Harold W. AttridgeEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The HarperCollins Study Bible : New Revised Standard Version, with the Apocryphal/Deuterocanonical Books by Wayne A. MeeksEsther 2,4-5,7-9
HCSB Study Bible, Jacketed Hardcover by Holman Bible Editorial StaffEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Holy Bible by BibleEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Holy BibleEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Holy BibleEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Holy Bible by Hertel Bible PublishersEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Holy Bible by BibleEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Holy Bible by Richard ChallonerEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Holy Bible by Bible. English. AuthorizedEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Holy Bible (NIV), Red Letter Edition by ZondervanEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Holy Bible - Evangelical Heritage Version (EHV) by Inc. Wartburg ProjectEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Holy Bible - KJV Red Letter Edition (Annotated) by The Holy BibleEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Holy Bible - New Century Version by Thomas NelsonEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Holy Bible - Revised Standard Version by Thomas Nelson & SonsEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Holy Bible : New International Version by Zondervan
Holy Bible : New Revised Standard Version - with Apocrypha by Bruce M. MetzgerEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Holy Bible : NKJV, New King James version by Thomas NelsonEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Holy Bible : Revised Standard Version Containing the Old and New Testaments. by Thomas Nelson & SonsEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Holy Bible ASVEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments Translated Out of the Original Tongues: And with the Former Translations Dilligently Compared and Revised By His Majesty's Special Command (Teachers' Edition)Esther 2,4-5,7-9
The Holy Bible Douay-Confraternity by BibleEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Holy Bible King James Version Study Bible (Burgundy) by Thomas NelsonEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Holy Bible New Revised Standard Version by Bible English New Revised StandardEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Holy Bible, Concordance, Revised Standard Version Containing Old and New Testaments, Self Pronouncing Reference Edition by World PublishingEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Holy Bible, King James Version (LDS Edition) by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day SaintsEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Holy Bible, New Living Translation Deluxe Text Edition by Tyndale
The Holy Bible, New Oxford Annotated by Herbert G. May and Bruce M. MetzgerEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Holy Bible, RSVEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Holy Bible-Placed by The Gideons by GideonsEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Holy Bible: Childrens' Bible (NRSV) by Abingdon PressEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Holy Bible: Containing the old and new testaments translated out of the original tougues and with the former translations diligently compared & revised: The authorized King James Version (KJV) by The Word Publishing CompanyEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Holy Bible: Contemporary English Version by American Bible SocietyEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Holy Bible: Holman Christian Standard Bible by Holman Bible Editorial StaffEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Holy Bible: Kids Spark Bible (NRSV) by Augsburg FortressEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Holy Bible: King James version / The Pennyroyal Caxton Bible by Barry MoserEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Holy Bible: New American Standard Bible : Reference Edition with Concordance by New American Standard BibleEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version, Catholic Edition by Catholic Biblical AssociationEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Holy Bible: The New Open Bible, Study Edition, New American Standard Bible by Nelsonword Publishing GroupEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Holy Bible: The New Revised Standard Version, Catholic Edition by Thomas NelsonEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Holy Bible: The Word of God Alive and Active: New Revised Standard Version with Apocrypha by American Bible SocietyEsther 2,4-5,7-9
If I Perish, I Perish by W. Ian Thomas
The Interlinear Bible: Hebrew-Greek-English by Jay P. Green
The Interpreter's Bible, Vol. 3: Kings, Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther, Job by George Arthur Buttrick
Jewish Antiquities, Books 9-11 by Flavius Josephus
Jezebel by Eleanor De Jong
King Ahasuerus: A Shadow or Type of the Lord Jesus Christ: From the Book of Esther by Susan Steele
KJV New Cambridge Paragraph Bible with the Apocrypha: Burgundy Hardcover Edition by David NortonEsther 2,4-5,7-9
KJV Version Reference Bible with Apocrypha, Cameo Edition by Baker Publishing GroupEsther 2,4-5,7-9
KJV/Amplified Parallel Bible by ZondervanEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Knox Bible by Ronald KnoxEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Legends of the Bible by Louis Ginzberg
Life Application Study Bible NIV by TyndaleEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Life Lessons: Book of Ruth & Esther by Max Lucado
The Living Bible by Kenneth Nathaniel Taylor
The Lutheran Study Bible: English Standard Version by Edward A. EngelbrechtEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Matthew Henry's Commentary on the Whole Bible: Complete and Unabridged by Matthew HenryEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Megillat Esther by J. T. Waldman
Mercer Commentary on the Bible, Vol. 5: Deuterocanonicals Apocrypha by Watson E. Mills
New American Standard Bible by The Lockman Foundation
The NIV Application Commentary Esther by Karen H. Jobes
NIV Serendipity Bible by Lyman ColemanEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The NIV Study Bible : Special Edition : New International Verskion : Red Letter Edition by Kenneth L. BarkerEsther 2,4-5,7-9
NIV Thompson Chain-Reference Bible by Frank Charles Thompson
The Old Testament in Greek: According to the Text of Codex Vaticanus, Supplemented from Other Uncial Manuscripts, with a Critical Apparatus Containing ... Collection - Biblical Studies) (Volume 4) by Alan England Brooke
The Old Testament Made Easy by Jeanne Steig
Oxford NIV Scofield Study Bible by C. I. ScofieldEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Oxford self-pronouncing Bible; The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments, translated out of the original by King James TranslationEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Popular Commentary of the Bible: Old Testament, Volume 1 by Paul Edward KretzmannEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Queen Who Saved Her People: Book of Esther for Children (Arch Book) by Carol Greene
The redaction of the books of Esther : on reading composite texts by Michael V. Fox
The Reformation Study Bible: English Standard Version (ESV) by R. C. Sproul
The Renovare Spiritual Formation Bible by Richard J. FosterEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Ruth & Esther: Women of Faith, Bravery, and Hope (MacArthur Bible Studies) by John MacArthur
Ruth and Esther (LifeChange) by The Navigators
Ruth and Esther: Women of Faith by J. Vernon McGee
Ruth, Esther by Robert Lintzenich
Septuaginta : Vetus Testamentum Graecum Vol. VIII,3: Esther
The Story ESV Bible by ESV Bibles by CrosswayEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Story of Esther by Patricia A. Pingry
The Teen Study Bible by Larry RichardsEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Ten Queens: Portraits of Women of Power by Milton Meltzer
The Thematic NIV Study Bible by Alister E. McGrathEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Thompson Chain-Reference Bible: KJV by Frank Charles ThompsonEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Thru the Bible Commentary, volume 15: Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther by J. Vernon McGee
TNIV Holy Bible by ZondervanEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Underdogs and Tricksters: A Prelude to Biblical Folklore (New Voices in Biblical Studies) by Susan Niditch
Uppity Women of Ancient Times by Vicki Leon
Who Killed Jesus?: Exposing the Roots of Anti-Semitism in the Gospel Story of the Death of Jesus by John Dominic Crossan
Wisdom literature : Job, Proverbs, Ruth, Canticles, Ecclesiastes, and Esther by Roland E. Murphy
Women of the Bible by Alberta Rae Suné Richards
Word Biblical Commentary, Volume 9: Ruth/Esther by Frederic Bush

Character description

(Biblical figure) Esther[a] is described in the Book of Esther as a Jewish queen of the Persian king Ahasuerus (commonly identified as Xerxes I, reigned 486–465 BCE).[1] In the narrative, Ahasuerus seeks a new wife after his queen, Vashti, refuses to obey him, and Esther is chosen for her beauty. The king's chief advisor, Haman, is offended by Esther's cousin and guardian, Mordecai, and gets permission from the king to have all the Jews in the kingdom killed. Esther foils the plan, and wins permission from the king for the Jews to kill their enemies, and they do so.

Her story is the traditional basis for Purim, which is celebrated on the date given in the story for when Haman's order was to go into effect, which is the same day that the Jews killed their enemies after the plan was reversed.

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