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Esther Chapter 10


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Est 10:1, Ahasuerus' greatness; Est 10:3, Mordecai's advancement.

Esther 10:1

est 10:1

laid a tribute: Est 1:1, Est 8:9; Luk 2:1

the isles: Gen 10:5; Psa 72:10; Isa 24:15; Dan 11:18

Esther 10:2

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all the acts: Kg1 11:41, Kg1 22:39

advanced him: Heb. made him great, Est 8:15, Est 9:4; Psa 18:35; Dan 2:48

in the book: Est 2:23, Est 6:1; Kg1 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.

Esther 10:3

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next unto king: Gen 41:44; Sa1 23:17; Ch2 28:7; Dan 5:16, Dan 5:29

accepted: Est 3:2; Rom 14:18

seeking: Neh 2:10; Psa 122:6-9; Rom 9:2, Rom 9:3, Rom 10:1

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