Sermons on Esther

The Book of Esther

The Book of Esther The book of Esther is a Jewish novella, a work of literature, set among the Jewish diaspora community in in the Persian empire under the rule of Xerxes, 486-465 BCE. Did you know that there are two versions of the book in the bible? One is in the Old Testament section, another, the Greek version, is in the apocryphal section of the bible. Some Protestant bibles don’t include the apocrypha, but study bibles usually do. If…