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

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1 and 2 Kings, 1 and 2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther (Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary) by John M. MonsonEsther 2,4-5,7-9
1 Chronicles thru Job: Timeless Stories and Life Lessons (QuickNotes Simplified Bible Commentary) by Dr. Tremper Longman 7-9
1 Chronicles–Job (The Expositor's Bible Commentary) by Tremper Longman III 7-9
The Abingdon Bible Commentary by Frederick Carl EiselenEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Africa Bible Commentary: A One-Volume Commentary Written by 70 African Scholars by Tokunboh Adeyemo 7-9
The Amplified Bible by ZondervanEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Annotated Bible, Volume 3: Ezra to Psalms by Arno Clemens Gaebelein 7-9
Archaeological Commentary on the Bible: From Genesis to Revelation by Gonzalo Báez Camargo7-9
Barnes' Notes on the Old Testament : Exodus to Esther by F. C. Cook 7-9
Beacon Bible commentary by Ralph Earle 7-9
Beacon Bible Commentary, Volume 2: Joshua through Esther (Beacon Commentary) by W. T. PurkiserEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Becoming a Woman of Beauty And Strength: Esther (A Woman After God's Own Heart®) by Elizabeth George
Bibelausgaben, Die Bibel nach der Übersetzung Martin Luthers, mit Apokryphen, neue Rechtschreibung, schwarz (Nr. 1241) by Martin Luther7-9
Bible by František Tomášek7-9
Bible by NANA7-9
The Bible by Bible7-9
Bible Commentary: A Commentary on the Old and New Testaments, Vol.1 -Genesis - Esther by Robert Jamieson7-9
The Bible Exposition Commentary: Old Testament (History) by Warren W. Wiersbe7-9
Bible History Commentary Old and New Testaments, Complete Set by Werner Herman Franzmann
Bible Knowledge Commentary (2 Volume Set) (Bible Knowledge Series) by John F. Walvoord & Roy B. Zuck7-9
The Bible Knowledge Commentary : an exposition of the scriptures [2-volume set] by John F. Walvoord7-9
The Bible Knowledge Commentary History (BK Commentary) by John F. WalvoordEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Bible Knowledge Commentary: The Old Testament by John F. Walvoord7-9
A Bible! A Bible by Robert Matthews 7-9
The Bible: Authorized King James Version with Apocrypha by Robert P. Carroll7-9
The Bible: Designed to be Read as Living Literature, the Old and the New Testaments in the King James Version by Ernest Sutherland Bates7-9
Bible: The Story of the King James Version, 1611–2011 by Gordon Campbell7-9
Biblical Encyclopedia and Museum (15 vols.) by James Comper Gray7-9
The Book by Tyndale7-9
The Book of Hiding: Gender, Ethnicity, Annihilation, and Esther (Biblical Limits) by Timothy K. Beal
The Books of Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther (The Bible Believer's Commentary Series) by Peter S. RuckmanEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Books of Ruth, Esther, Ecclesiastes, the Song of Songs, Lamentations : The Five Scrolls by Wesley J. Fuerst
The Broadman Bible Commentary - 12 Volume Set by Clifton J. Allen7-9
The Broadman Bible Commentary, Vol. 4: Esther-Psalms by Clifton J. AllenEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The C. S. Lewis Bible by C. S. Lewis7-9
Calvin's Complete Bible Commentaries (With Active Table of Contents in Biblical Order) by John Calvin7-9
Calvin's Commentaries (22 Volumes) by John Calvin7-9
The Cambridge Annotated Study Bible: New Revised Standard Version by Howard Clark Kee7-9
The Catholic Youth Bible: New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) by Brian Singer-Towns7-9
Chosen: The Lost Diaries of Queen Esther (Lost Loves of the Bible) by Ginger Garrett
The Christ in the Bible Commentary: 4 Volume Set by A. B. Simpson7-9
Christian Workers' Commentary on the Old and New Testaments by James M. Gray7-9
Christian Workers' Commentary on the Whole Bible by James M. Gray7-9
Clarke's Commentary, Volume 2, Joshua - Esther by Adam Clarke7-9
A Commentary Critical Experimental and Practical on the Old and New Testaments (Volume II Joshua - Esther) by Robert JamiesonEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Commentary Practical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible by Robert Jamieson7-9
A Commentary: Critical, Experimental, and Explanatory, on the Old and New Testaments, Vol. Two, Job - Malachi 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 Press7-9
The concise Bible by Frances Hazlitt7-9
The Concise Bible Commentary by James M. Gray7-9
Courage and submission: A study of Ruth & Esther (A Bible commentary for laymen) by Stanley CollinsEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Daily Bible Commentary Genesis - Job by Arthur Ernest Cundall7-9
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 Dartmouth Bible by Roy Bullard ChamberlinEsther 2 ∙ 4-5 ∙ 7-9
The Didache Bible: With Commentaries Based on the Catechism of the Catholic Church by Ignatius PressEsther 2 ∙ 4-5 ∙ 7-9
The Discipleship Study Bible: New Revised Standard Version Including Apocrypha by Bruce C. Birch7-9
Douay-Rheims Bible. Old and New Testaments the Apocrypha by Catholic Church7-9
Eerdmans Commentary on the Bible by James D. G. Dunn7-9
An EHV Study Bible - Evangelical Heritage Version by God 7-9
Ellicott's Commentary on the Whole Bible by Charles John Ellicott7-9
Ellicott's Commentary on the Whole Bible, Volume III: I Kings to Esther by Charles John EllicottEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Essential Everyday Bible Commentary: With the Complete Text of the New King James Versions by Warren W. Wiersbe7-9
Esther by Norah Lofts
Esther by Miriam Chaikin
Esther by Carey A. MooreEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Esther by Carol M. BechtelEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Esther & Daniel (Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible) by Samuel WellsEsther 2,4-5,7-9
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 WhitcombEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Esther for Such a Time as This by Carl ArmerdingEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Esther Interactive DVD by Nest Family Entertainment
Esther Through the Centuries by Jo CarruthersEsther 2,4-5,7-9
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 : a novel by Gini Andrews
ESV Gospel Transformation Bible by ESV Bibles by Crossway7-9
The ESV Study Bible by Crossway BiblesEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Expositor's Bible Commentary - Abridged Edition: Two-Volume Set (Expositor's Bible Commentary, The) by Kenneth L. Barker 7-9
The Expositor's Bible Commentary (Volume 4) 1 & 2 Kings, 1 & 2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther, Job by Frank E. Gaebelein 7-9
The Expositor's Bible Commentary [Complete] by Frank E. Gaebelein7-9
The Expositor's Bible Commentary, Vol. 1: Introductory Articles by Frank E. Gaebelein7-9
Expositor's Bible: Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther by Walter F. Adeney
Ezra / Nehemiah / Esther / Job (The Layman's Bible Commentary, Vol. 8) by Balmer H. KellyEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Ezra Nehemiah and Esther by Irving L. JensenEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Ezra, Nehemiah and Esther by David J. A. ClinesEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Ezra, Nehemiah and Esther (Bible study commentary) by Howard F. VosEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther (Cokesbury basic Bible commentary) by Brady WhiteheadEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther (OT Daily Study Bible Series) by J. G. McConvilleEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther by John F. BrugEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther by Leslie C. AllenEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther by Mervin BrenemanEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther, Job: Layman's Bible Book Commentary (Layman's Bible Book Commentary, 7) by Mary Francis OwensEsther 2,4-5,7-9
F. B. Meyer Bible Commentary by F. B. Meyer7-9
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. CohenEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Five Scrolls: a Commentary on the Song of Songs, Ruth, Lamentations, Ecclesiastes, Esther by Israel BettanEsther 2,4-5,7-9
For Such a Time as This: Your Identity, Purpose, and Passion by Lisa Ryan
The Gilded Chamber by Rebecca Kohn
Gill's Bible Commentary by John GillEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Global Bible Commentary by Daniel Patte 7-9
The Guideposts Parallel Bible: King James Version, Modern Language Bible, Living Bible, Revised Standard Version by Guideposts7-9
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 Lindsell7-9
HarperCollins Bible Commentary by James L. Mays7-9
The HarperCollins Study Bible by Wayne A. Meeks 7-9
HCSB Study Bible by Holman Bible Staff 7-9
The Holman Christian Standard Bible by Holman Bible Editorial StaffEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Holman Old Testament Commentary - Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther by Max AndersEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Holy Bible 7-9
Holy Bible by Persian Bible, Tafsiri Translation7-9
Holy Bible by Adam BroombergEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Holy Bible (ASV: American Standard Version)Esther 2,4-5,7-9
Holy Bible (New International Version) by International Bible SocietyEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Holy Bible - Evangelical Heritage Version (EHV) by Wartburg ProjectEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Holy Bible - New Century 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 : Revised VersionEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Holy Bible Douay-Confraternity by BibleEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Holy Bible, Concordance, Revised Standard Version Containing Old and New Testaments, Self Pronouncing Reference Edition by World Publishing7-9
The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: The Text Printd from the Most Correct Copies of the Present Authorized Translation, Including the Marginal Readings and Parallel Texts. by Adam Clarke7-9
The Holy Bible, King James Version (LDS Edition) by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints7-9
The Holy Bible, New Oxford Annotated by Bruce M. Metzger 7-9
The Holy Bible, RSVEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Holy Bible-Placed by The Gideons by The GideonsEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Holy Bible: Contemporary English Version by American Bible SocietyEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Holy Bible: Douay-Rheims Version by Richard ChallonerEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Holy Bible: English Standard Version (ESV) by Crossway BiblesEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Holy Bible: Hertel's Standard Alphabetical Indexed (King James Version) by Hertel Bible PublishersEsther 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 (KJV)Esther 2,4-5,7-9
The Holy Bible: King James version / The Pennyroyal Caxton Bible by Barry Moser7-9
The Holy Bible: New American Bible by Thomas NelsonEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Holy Bible: New American Standard Bible (NASB) by The Lockman Foundation
The Holy Bible: New King James Version (NKJV) by Thomas Nelson7-9
The Holy Bible: New Living Translation by TyndaleEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Holy Bible: New Revised Standard Version by American Bible SocietyEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Holy Bible: New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) by ZondervanEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Holy Bible: New Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition by Thomas NelsonEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Holy Bible: New Revised Standard Version with Apocrypha by Bruce M. MetzgerEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Holy Bible: Reference Bible with Concordance (New American Standard Bible) by The Lockman Foundation7-9
The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version (RSV) by Thomas Nelson & SonsEsther 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 (NASB: New American Standard Bible) by Nelsonword Publishing Group7-9
Holy Bible: The Word of God Alive and Active: New Revised Standard Version with Apocrypha by American Bible Society7-9
The Holy Bible: Today's New International Version (TNIV) by BibleEsther 2,4-5,7-9
If I Perish, I Perish by W. Ian Thomas
The Interlinear Bible: Hebrew-Greek-English by Jay P. Green
Interpretation : A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching by James L. Mays7-9
The Interpreter's Bible, Vol. 3: Kings, Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther, Job by George Arthur ButtrickEsther 2 ∙ 4-5 ∙ 7-9
The Interpreter's Bible: A Commentary in Twelve Volumes by George Arthur Buttrick7-9
Irwin's Bible Commentary by Clarke Huston Irwin7-9
The IVP Bible Background Commentary: Old Testament by John H. Walton7-9
Jewish Antiquities, Books 9-11 by Josephus
Jezebel by Eleanor De Jong
John Wesley's Commentary on the Bible by G. Roger Schoenhals7-9
Jps Commentary on Esther (JPS Bible Commentary) by Adele BerlinEsther 2,4-5,7-9
King James Version Bible Commentary by Edward E. Hindson7-9
KJV New Cambridge Paragraph Bible with the Apocrypha: Burgundy Hardcover Edition by David Norton 7-9
The KJV Parallel Bible Commentary by Thomas Nelson7-9
KJV Version Reference Bible with Apocrypha, Cameo Edition by Baker Publishing Group 7-9
KJV/Amplified Parallel Bible by Zondervan 7-9
The Knox Bible by Ronald KnoxEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Layman's Bible Commentary (Complete) by Balmer H. Kelly 7-9
Layman's Bible Commentary Vol. 4: 1 Chronicles thru Job by Dr. Tremper Longman 7-9
Legends of the Bible by Louis Ginzberg
The Living Bible by Kenneth Nathaniel Taylor
The Lutheran Study Bible: English Standard Version by Edward A. EngelbrechtEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The MacArthur Bible Commentary by John MacArthur 7-9
The MacArthur Study Bible: English Standard Version by John MacArthur 7-9
Matthew Henry's Commentary on the Whole Bible, Vol. 2: Judges to Job by Matthew HenryEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Matthew Henry's Commentary on the Whole Bible, Volume 2: Joshua to Esther by Matthew HenryEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Matthew Henry's Commentary on the Whole Bible: Complete and Unabridged by Matthew HenryEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary on the Whole Bible by Matthew Henry 7-9
Matthew Poole's Commentary on the Holy Bible 3 Volume Set by Matthew Poole 7-9
Megillat Esther by J. T. Waldman
Mercer Commentary on the Bible, Vol. 5: Deuterocanonicals Apocrypha by Watson E. Mills
The Moody Bible Commentary by Michael Rydelnik 7-9
The New Bible Commentary by Donald Guthrie 7-9
The New Collegeville Bible Commentary: New Testament by Daniel DurkenEsther 2,4-5,7-9
New Collegeville Bible Commentary: Old Testament by Daniel Durken OsbEsther 2,4-5,7-9
New Commentary on the Whole Bible: Old Testament Volume by J. D. DouglasEsther 2 ∙ 4-5 ∙ 7-9
New International Bible Commentary by F. F. Bruce 7-9
The New Interpreter's Bible [Complete] by Leander E. Keck7-9
The New Interpreter's® Bible Commentary Volume IV: Ezra, Nehemiah, Introduction to Prophetic Literature, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Baruch, Letter of Jeremiah, Lamentations by Leander E. KeckEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The New Testament: New International Version (NIV) by Zondervan7-9
The NIV Application Commentary Esther by Karen H. Jobes
NIV Compact Bible Commentary by John H. Sailhamer 7-9
NIV Life Application Study Bible by TyndaleEsther 2,4-5,7-9
NIV Study Bible, Personal Size by Kenneth L. BarkerEsther 2,4-5,7-9
NIV Thompson Chain-Reference Bible by Frank Charles Thompson
Notes on the Old and New Testaments, Explanatory and Practical by Albert Barnes7-9
Notes on the Old Testament, Explanatory and Practical: 1 Samuel to Esther by Albert Barnes 7-9
NRSV Children's Bible by Abingdon PressEsther 2,4-5,7-9
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 One Volume Bible Commentary by John R. Dummelow 7-9
The Oxford Bible Commentary by John Barton 7-9
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
Pamphlet Bible series; a commentary and complete text of the Old and New Testaments by Neil J. McEleneyEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Peake's Commentary on the Bible by Matthew Black 7-9
Popular Commentary of the Bible: Old Testament, Volume 1 by Paul Edward KretzmannEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Preacher's Commentary - Vol. 11 - Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther by Mark D. RobertsEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Pulpit Commentary, Volume 07: Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther & Job by H. D. M. SpenceEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Queen Who Saved Her People: Book of Esther for Children (Arch Book) by Carol Greene
Queer Commentary and the Hebrew Bible (Journal for the Study of the Old Testament. Supplement Series, 334) by Ken Stone 7-9
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 (LifeChange) by The Navigators
Ruth & Esther: Women of Faith, Bravery, and Hope (MacArthur Bible Studies) by John MacArthur
Ruth and Esther: Women of Faith by J. Vernon McGee
Ruth, Esther by Robert Lintzenich
Ruth, Esther, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs, and Lamentations: A Bible Commentary for Everyday (People's Bible Commentary) by Robert FyallEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Ruth, Jonah, Esther (Believers Church Bible Commentary) by Eugene F. RoopEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Septuaginta : Vetus Testamentum Graecum Vol. VIII,3: Esther
Serendipity Bible for Groups : New International Version by Lyman ColemanEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Seventh-Day Adventist Bible Commentary 10 Volume Set by Francis D. Nichol7-9
Song of Songs, Ruth, Lamentations, Ecclesiastes, Esther by James A. FischerEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The speaker's Bible by James HastingsEsther 2 ∙ 4-5 ∙ 7-9
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. McGrath 7-9
Theological Bible Commentary by Gail R. O'Day 7-9
Thompson Chain-Reference Bible: KJV by Frank Charles ThompsonEsther 2,4-5,7-9
Thru the Bible 1-5 by J. Vernon McGee 7-9
Thru the Bible Commentary, volume 15: Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther by J. Vernon McGeeEsther 2,4-5,7-9
The Transforming Word: A One-Volume Commentary on the Bible by Mark Hamilton 7-9
Wisdom literature : Job, Proverbs, Ruth, Canticles, Ecclesiastes, and Esther by Roland E. Murphy
With the Word: The Chapter-by-Chapter Bible Handbook by Warren W. WiersbeEsther 2 ∙ 4-5 ∙ 7-9
Women of the Bible by Alberta Rae Suné Richards
The Women's Bible Commentary by Carol A. Newsom 7-9
Word Biblical Commentary, Volume 9: Ruth/Esther by Frederic Bush
The Wycliffe Bible Commentary by Charles F. Pfeiffer 7-9
Zerr Bible Commentary Vol. 2 1 Samuel - Job by E. M. Zerr 7-9
Zondervan NIV Bible Commentary, Volume I: Old Testament (Premier Reference Series, an Abridgment of The Expositor's Bible Commentary) by Kenneth L. Barker 7-9
Zondervan NIV Matthew Henry Commentary by Matthew Henry7-9

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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