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Additions to Esther

is an acrostic for ate.

Definition of the noun additions to esther

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  1. an Apocryphal book consisting of text added to the Book of Esther
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • instance of: book = a major division of a long written composition
    • part of: Apocrypha = 14 books of the Old Testament included in the Vulgate (except for II Esdras) but omitted in Jewish and Protestant versions of the Bible; eastern Christian churches (except the Coptic Church) accept all these books as canonical

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Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible (2011)

Greek Additions to Esther: Structure and ConThe Greek ...

Google previewEerdmans Dictionary of the Bible (2000)

by David Noel Freedman, Allen C. Myers, Astrid B. Beck

ESTHER, ADDITIONS TO ESTHER, BOOK OF for the salvation of the Jews entirely to God. Further, the Additions heighten the dramatic interest of the story by emphasizing the emotions of the characters. Addition A contains a prophetic dream ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of New Testament Textual Criticism

by Robert B. Waltz

the additions to Esther and Daniel) For some, of course, it is only the first of these which matters, since the goal is to reconstruct the Hebrew Bible, and ...

Google previewTyndale Bible Dictionary (2001)

by Walter A. Elwell, Philip Wesley Comfort

The Additions to Esther was apparently the work of a Jewish writer eager to supply a spiritual and universal noie that was thought to be lacking in the book. Some scholars assert that the additions were originally written in Greek, while others ...

Google previewThe Baker Illustrated Bible Dictionary (2013)

by Tremper III Longman

Additions to Esther (c. second to first century BC): These six additions (e.g., Mordecai's dream and its interpretation, prayers of Mordecai and Esther) to the Greek text of Esther apparently were introduced to highlight the religious aspect of the ...

Google previewThe International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia (1915)

by James Orr

In Swete's edition of the LXX the interpretations constituting "the Rest of Esther" ( sometimes given as "Additions to Esther") are 2. Contents designated by the capital letters of the alphabet, and in the following enumeration this will be followed.

Google previewDictionary of Feminist Theology (2004)

by Russell, Russell, David

plus additions to Esther (Add. A-F) and to Daniel (Prayer of Azariah and the Song of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biblical Tradition in English Literature (1992)

by David L. Jeffrey

Greek apocryphal additions to Esther spiritualize the narrative by introducing divine agency and prophecy through dream interpretation. Copious midrashic commentary subsequently synthesizes the secular and religious aspects of Esther's ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Early Christianity, Second Edition (2013)

by Everett Ferguson

conventionally refers to thosebooks that are included intheOldTestament oftheLatin Vulgatebutnotinthe HebrewBible: 1 and 2 Esdras, Tobit,Judith, Additions to Esther, Wisdom of Solomon, Ecclesiasticus (Ben Siraor Sirach), Baruch, ...

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