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Bible Commentaries
Esther 3

Darby's Synopsis of the New TestamentDarby's Synopsis


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

Verse 1

3:1 Agagite, (b-13) 'Agag' is probably a title of the kings of Amalek.

Verse 4

3:4 matters (c-26) or 'words.'

Verse 7

3:7 month, (d-32) Lit. 'from day to day, and from month to month.'

Verse 10

3:10 enemy. (a-23) Or 'oppressor,' 'adversary.' Tzar , as ch. 7.4,6; see Exodus 23:22 , Psalms 8:2 .

Verse 12

3:12 governors (b-35) Or 'pachas.' so chs. 8.9; 9.3.

Bibliographical Information
Darby, John. "Commentary on Esther 3". "John Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/dsn/esther-3.html. 1857-67.
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