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1 Copyright by Cliff Leitch, The Christian Bible Reference Site, Used By Permission From The Book Of Esther

2 The Queen of ShebaVashtiBathsheba Copyright by Cliff Leitch, The Christian Bible Reference Site, Used By Permission

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4 She instigated a rebellion in the harem She refused to exhibit herself to his male guests She refused to worship the Persian gods Copyright by Cliff Leitch, The Christian Bible Reference Site, Used By Permission

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6 The king's other wives, following her example, would refuse to obey the king The noblemen of the kingdom would rebel against Xerxes The women of the kingdom, following her example, would refuse to obey their husbands Copyright by Cliff Leitch, The Christian Bible Reference Site, Used By Permission

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8 The king's advisors consulted the stars and found that Esther was destined to be queen. Esther's older cousin, Mordecai, was very wealthy and had gained the king's favor The king ordered all the most beautiful women of the kingdom brought to his harem so he could choose a new queen. Esther was his favorite. Copyright by Cliff Leitch, The Christian Bible Reference Site, Used By Permission

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10 She was JewishShe was a PhilistineShe was already married Copyright by Cliff Leitch, The Christian Bible Reference Site, Used By Permission

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12 Haman was a Philistine, and they had always hated Jews Mordecai refused to kneel down before himThe Jews had opposed Haman's appointment Copyright by Cliff Leitch, The Christian Bible Reference Site, Used By Permission

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14 She skillfully convinced the king of Haman's evil nature She convinced Haman's wife to oppose the plot She convinced all the women of the harem to petition the king against the plot Copyright by Cliff Leitch, The Christian Bible Reference Site, Used By Permission

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16 HanukkahPurimYom Kippur Copyright by Cliff Leitch, The Christian Bible Reference Site, Used By Permission

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18 It was not part of the original Jewish Scriptures It glorifies the pagan king XerxesIt never mentions God's name Copyright by Cliff Leitch, The Christian Bible Reference Site, Used By Permission

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20 Copyright by Cliff Leitch, The Christian Bible Reference Site, Used By Permission


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