Study of Esther
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Introduction(top)

I. Vashti divorced.........................................1:1-22
II. Esther made queen.....................................2:1-23
III. Haman's plot against the Jews......................3:1-15
IV. Esther's decision........................................4:1-17
V. Esther's first banquet..................................5:1-14
VI. Haman humiliated before Mordecai..............6:1-14
VII. Esther's second banquet..............................7:1-10
VIII. Mordecai's counter decree..........................8:1-17
IX. The Jews victorious, and Purim instituted.....9:1-10:3

Chapter 1(top)

1. Who was the Medo-Persian king at this time?
2. Where was his palace?
3. In his 3rd year what did he do?
4. Who was queen and what did she do in vs. 9?
5. What did the king ask Vashti to do? why?
6. What happened?
7. What did Memucan warn the people about?
8. What was Vashti's punishment?
9. What was the message they tried to get across?

Chapter 2(top)

10. What did the king order to happen?
11. Which captivity did Mordecai get taken in?
12. Who did Mordecai raise up as his own daughter?
13. What was her other name?
14. What was Mordecai and Esther's real relationship?
15. What was Esther's appearance?
16. What had Mordecai told Esther to keep a secret?
17. How long were women purified?
18. What was the only way a women could go unto the king again?
19. What was Esther's father's name?
20. How did Xerxes feel about Esther?
21. What did the king do to her?
22. What were the plans of Bigthan and Teresh?
23. How were their plans thwarted?
24. What happened to the two traitors?

Chapter 3(top)

25. Who did the king promote?
26. What was the command concerning Haman?
27. Who disobeyed the command?
28. How did this make Haman feel?
29. What did Haman decide to do?
30. What did they cast lots for?
31. What did Haman ask Xerxes?
32. What was the decree? When was the deadline?

Chapter 4(top)

33. What did Mordecai do?
34. What did Esther try to do for Mordecai?
35. What did Mordecai ask Esther to do?
36.  What law did Esther explain to Mordecai?
37. How did Mordecai respond?
38. Was Esther willing to take the risk?

Chapter 5(top)

39. Where did Esther go stand?
40. What did the king hold out to Esther?
41. What did the king offer Esther?
42. What did Esther ask for?
43. What did Haman brag to his family?
44. What still vexed Haman?
45. What did Haman's wife suggest?

Chapter 6(top)

46. What was the condition of the king that night?
47. What incident was read to him that night?
48. Why had Haman come to see the king?
49. What did the king ask Haman?
50.  How did Haman respond?
51. Why did he respond this way?
52. Who was Xerxes actually referring to?
53. How did Haman feel?

Chapter 7(top)

54. What did Esther ask for at her banquet?
55. What did the king ask her?
56. What was her response?
57. When the king returned what did he think Haman was trying to do?
58. What did the king order?

Chapter 8(top)

59. Who was promoted?
60. Could Xerxes decree be reversed?
61. What letter did Mordecai send to every province in Xerxes's name?

Chapter 9(top)

62. When the execution day came, what happened?
63. Who became more and more powerful?
64. How many men did the Jews kill?
65. What else did Esther ask of Xerxes?
66. How many more men were killed altogether?
67. What did Mordecai tell the Jews in his letter?

Chapter 10(top)

68. What did Xerxes do?
69. Who became Xerxes' right-hand man?