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Bible Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Esther 10

Introduction

Overview

Esther 10:1, Ahasuerus’ greatness; Esther 10:3, Mordecai’s advancement.

Verse 1

laid a tribute: Esther 1:1, Esther 8:9, Luke 2:1

the isles: Genesis 10:5, Psalms 72:10, Isaiah 24:15, Daniel 11:18

Verse 2

all the acts: 1 Kings 11:41, 1 Kings 22:39

advanced him: Heb. made him great, Esther 8:15, Esther 9:4, Psalms 18:35, Daniel 2:48

in the book: Esther 2:23, Esther 6:1, 1 Kings 14:19

Media: Media, which comprehended the modern Azerbijan and part of Irak, was a celebrated country of Asia, bounded on the north by the Caspian Sea and Armenia, west by Assyria, south by Susiana and Persia, and east by Hyrcania and Parthia, extending from 30 degrees to 37 degrees n lat. and 45 degrees to 53 degrees e long.

Persia: Persia Proper, now Fars, was but a small province, being bounded on the north by Media, west by Susiana, south by the Persian Gulf, and east by Caramania, extending from 27 degrees to 33 degrees n lat. and 50 degrees to 55 degrees e long. But the Persian empire in its ancient state extended from the Hellespont to the Indus, above 2,800 miles, and from Pontus to the shores of Arabia, above 2,000 miles; comprehending a multitude of various nations.

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 51:28 - the kings Daniel 5:7 - the third

Verse 3

next unto king: Genesis 41:44, 1 Samuel 23:17, 2 Chronicles 28:7, Daniel 5:16, Daniel 5:29

accepted: Esther 3:2, Romans 14:18

seeking: Nehemiah 2:10, Psalms 122:6-1 Samuel :, Romans 9:2, Romans 9:3, Romans 10:1

Reciprocal: Genesis 41:41 - General Genesis 41:42 - his ring Genesis 49:28 - the twelve 2 Kings 5:1 - a great Esther 2:5 - a certain Jew Job 36:7 - with Proverbs 22:11 - the king Isaiah 22:23 - a glorious Isaiah 49:23 - kings Daniel 5:7 - the third

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Esther 10". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/esther-10.html.