Book of Esther

سفر أستير

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  • Book of Esther — Hebrew Bible Tanakh …   Wikipedia

  • Book of Esther — noun an Old Testament book telling of a beautiful Jewess who became queen of Persia and saved her people from massacre • Syn: ↑Esther • Instance Hypernyms: ↑book • Part Holonyms: ↑Hagiographa, ↑Ketubim, ↑Writings, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Book of Esther — one of the books of the Old Testament (Biblical) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Esther — • Queen of Persia and wife of Assuerus, who is identified with Xerxes (485 465 B.C.) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Esther     Esther      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • ESTHER — (Heb. אֶסְתֵּר), daughter of Abihail, an exile at susa , and heroine of the Book of Esther. The name Esther is probably from Old Persian star (well attested in the later Persian dialects), with the same meaning as English star. She is once called …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ESTHER — (pseudonym of Malkah Lifschitz, whose names by marriage were Frumkin and Wichmann; 1880–1943), communist leader, writer, and educator, born in Minsk; one of the most original women in the Jewish labor movement. She acquired a wide Jewish… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Esther (disambiguation) — Esther may refer to:People * Esther (given name), the name * Esther is the heroine of Book of Esther, one of the books of the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) * Esther is the name adopted by the pop singer Madonna in 2004 * Esther Baxter is the name… …   Wikipedia

  • Esther David — (March 17 1945 ) is a Jewish Indian author, an artist and a sculptor. [ [http://www.artconcerns.net/2006/html/essay theFemaleHero.htm Art Concerns ] ] She was born into a Bene Israel Jewish family in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.… …   Wikipedia

  • Esther — Infobox Monarch|royal|consort name=Esther title=Queen of Persian Empire caption=The Toilette of Esther spouse=Ahasuerus Esther (Hebrew Name|אֶסְתֵּר|Ester|ʾEstēr), born Hadassah, is a queen of Persian Empire in the Hebrew Bible, the queen of… …   Wikipedia

  • Esther, Book of — ▪ Old Testament  Old Testament book that belongs to the third section of the Judaic biblical canon, known as the Ketuvim, or “Writings.” In the Jewish Bible, Esther follows Ecclesiastes and Lamentations and is read on the festival of Purim (q.v.) …   Universalium

  • Esther Rabbah — Rabbinic Literature Talmudic literature Mishnah • Tosefta Jerusalem Talmud • Babylonian Talmud Minor tractates Halakhic Midrash Mekhilta de Rabbi Yishmael (Exodus) Mekhilta de Rabbi Shimon (Exodus) Sifra (Leviticus) Sifre (Numbers Deuteronomy)… …   Wikipedia

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