in The New Oxford Annotated Bible with the Apocrypha, Augmented Third Edition, New Revised Standard Version
February 2007; p ublished online April 2009 .
Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 6522 words.
The book of Esther tells the story of how two wise and courageous Jews, Mordecai and Queen Esther, aided by the providential hand of fate, foil the genocidal schemes of Haman, the “enemy of...