Book of Esther

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Book of Esther an Old Testament book telling of a beautiful Jewess who became queen of Persia and saved her people from massacre
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Usage

In literature:

ESTHER, Queen, a beautiful lady who triumphed over the villain of the book, married the hero, and lived happily ever afterward.
"Who Was Who: 5000 B. C. to Date" by Anonymous
There is something impressive, awful, in the simplicity and terrible directness of the book of Esther.
"Story of My Life" by Helen Keller
The next book in course is the book of Esther.
"The Writings of Thomas Paine, Volume IV. 1794-1796." by Thomas Paine
Esther Waters, Evelyn Innes, and Sister Theresa, are books of the highest quality.
"The Upton Letters" by Arthur Christopher Benson
Scripture will be abolished except the Book of Esther, also all festivals except the feast of Purim.
"Hebraic Literature; Translations from the Talmud, Midrashim and Kabbala" by Various
King Ahasuerus of the book of Esther is thought to be Xerxes the Great.
"The Bible Period by Period" by Josiah Blake Tidwell
There is no connection between Esther and the other books of the Bible.
"The Bible Book by Book" by Josiah Blake Tidwell
The next book in course is the book of Esther.
"The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Complete" by Thomas Paine
Therefore, the Book of Esther must be true, and divinely inspired!
"From Bondage to Liberty in Religion" by George T. Ashley
One prose passage may be read, the brief book of Esther, which has always been of great importance to the Jews, and full of interest.
"The Complete Club Book for Women" by Caroline French Benton
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In news:

And Esther McCoy, in the collection of her writings just published by East of Borneo Books, knows how to invigorate art-for-art's-sake hothouse subjects with a cooling blast of analytical precision.
Has our president read the the Book of Esther.
It's called the Book of Esther or Megillaht Esther in Hebrew.
Sunday morning, Nov 18, I preached a message entitled, "Stick With the Plan" based on the book of Esther.
The book of Esther tells the story of the beautiful orphan who hides her Jewish identity, becomes queen of Persia, and saves her people from destruction.
A conversation with my teenage daughter and some of her friends was on my mind recently as I read the 17th book of the Bible, Esther.
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