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Uniform Title Bible. Esther. English. Moore. 1971
Title Esther. / Introd., translation, and notes by Carey A. Moore
Edition [First edition]
Published Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday & Co, 1971


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Description lxxii, 117 pages : illustrations, facsimile, 2 maps. ; 24 cm
Series The Anchor Bible ; 7B
Bible. English. Anchor Bible. 1964 ; v. 7B
Contents Queen Vashti is deposed (i 1-22) -- Ether is chosen queen (ii 1-18) -- Mordecai foils a plot against the king (ii 19-23) -- Haman plans the destruction of all the Jews (iii1-15) -- Esther agrees to go unsummoned to the king (iv 1-17) -- Esther lays a trap for Haman (v1-8) -- Haman resolves to hang Mordecai (v 9-14) -- Mordecai is finally rewarded (vi 1-13) -- Haman is unmasked and executed (vi 14 - vii 10) -- The king begins to undo the evil of Haman (viii 1-17) -- The Jews are victorious over their enemies (ix 1-19) How Purim became and established festival (ix 20-32) -- The conclusion of the book of Esther (x 1-3)
Summary The Anchor Bible Commentary is the collaborative effort of Protestant, Catholic, and Jewish scholars from around the world
Analysis Bible. O.T. - Commentaries
Bible. Old Testament Esther - Commentaries
Bible. Old Testament Esther - Criticism, interpretation, etc
Notes Bibliography: p. lxv-lxxii
Bibliography Bibliography: page [lxv]-lxxii
Notes Bibliography: p. [lxv]-lxxii
Subject Bible. Esther -- Commentaries.
Bible. Esther -- Commentaries.
Bible. Ecclesiastes -- Commentaries.
Author Moore, Carey A., 1930- editor
LC no. 75140615
ISBN 0385004729
Other Titles Society of Biblical Literature abbreviation for series: AB
OTHER TI Bible. Esther. English. More. 1971