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Thus the Jews smote all their enemies with the stroke of the sword, and slaughter, and destruction, and did what they would unto those that hated them.
Esther ix. 5
Esther
The Holy Bible: King James Version
 
This book tells the story of the Jewish queen of Persia who exposed a plot to destroy her people and thus saved all the Jews in that country from destruction.
 
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CONTENTS
Bibliographic Record
KING JAMES VERSION

NEW YORK: AMERICAN BIBLE SOCIETY, 1999
NEW YORK: BARTLEBY.COM, 2000



CHAPTER

1  Queen Vashti Defies King Ahasuerus
2  Esther Made Queen
Mordecai Reveals a Conspiracy against the King
3  Haman's Plot to Destroy the Jews
4  Esther Promises to Intercede for Her People
5  Esther Invites the King and Haman to a Banquet
6  Haman Forced to Honor Mordecai
7  Haman Hanged
8  The Jews Authorized to Resist
9  The Jews Destroy Their Enemies
The Feast of Purim
10  Mordecai's Greatness



 
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