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Bible Encyclopedias

The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia

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Earlier name of Esther, Mordecai's cousin (Esther 2:7). The name "Hadassah" occurs here only. It is not given by the Septuagint. In the Vulgate the name is given as "Edissa." See ESTHER.

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Singer, Isidore, Ph.D, Projector and Managing Editor. Entry for 'Hadassah'. 1901 The Jewish Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​tje/​h/hadassah.html. 1901.
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