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U.S.E. Your Faith - Article
Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... Daniel used his secular position (Daniel 6:14-23) and Esther used her beauty and bravery (Esther 4:13-17) to accomplish His will. S--Start doing it: Nothing happens unless we become involved. The priests of Israel participated in the...
God's "Very Good" Creation - Article
Connie J. Horn - ... describe the “fair” and “beautiful” Esther (Esther 1:11; 2:7), the “best” men (II Kings 10:3), and the “better” of a host of comparisons (Genesis 29:19, et al.). “Bountiful,”...
As Clay To The Seal - Article
Connie J. Horn - sealed with the king’s ring, may no man reverse” (Esther 8:8).It was the practice of kings to wear a signet ring that could be used to place their mark of authority and ownership in a clay or wax seal. That seal and authority...
Ezra 7:11: king Artaxerxes - Study Note
... the successor to king Ahasuerus, who was king at the time of Esther and Mordecai (Esther 1:1). Thus the events described in the book of Esther took place in the approximate sixty years between Ezra 6, when the temple is completed, and Ezra 7, when...
Esther 1:11
... bring Vashti the queen before the king with the crown royal, to show the people and the princes her beauty: for she was fair to look...
Esther 1:15
... shall we do unto the queen Vashti according to law, because she hath not performed the commandment of the king Ahasuerus by the...
Esther 1:17
... this deed of the queen shall come abroad unto all women, so that they shall despise their husbands in their eyes, when it shall be reported, The king Ahasuerus commanded Vashti the queen to be brought in before him, but she came...
Esther 1:12
... the queen Vashti refused to come at the king's commandment by his chamberlains: therefore was the king very wroth, and his anger burned in...
Daniel 11:2: realm of Grecia - Study Note
... the same as the Ahasuerus who was king in the days of Esther (Esther...
Esther 1:12: chamberlains - Study Note
Ezra and Nehemiah served. Artaxerxes thus became a stepson of Esther (Xerxes died about thirteen years after Esther became queen). Vashti’s refusal to display herself before a drunken crowd of government officials was an act of both illegal...
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