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Bible Commentaries
Esther 1

Darby's Synopsis of the New TestamentDarby's Synopsis

Verse 1

1:1 Ahasuerus (b-10) i.e. Xerxes, see Ezra 7:1 .

Verse 2

1:2 fortress, (c-20) Or 'fortified palace.'

Verse 3

1:3 feast (d-11) Specially for drinking, as elsewhere. power (e-20) Or 'army.'

Verse 6

1:6 marble. (a-40) Or 'mother of pearl.'

Verse 7

1:7 bounty. (b-25) Or 'power;' lit. 'hand;' and so ch. 2.18.

Verse 10

1:10 chamberlains (c-26) Or 'eunuchs;' and so vers. 12,15, &c.

Verse 22

1:22 people. (a-45) i.e. 'should speak his own tongue.'

Bibliographical Information
Darby, John. "Commentary on Esther 1". "John Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/dsn/esther-1.html. 1857-67.
 
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