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Definition of the noun esther

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noun - plural: -

  1. (Old Testament) a beautiful Jewess chosen by the king of Persia to be his queen; she stopped a plot to massacre all the Jews in Persia (an event celebrated by Jews as the feast of Purim)
  2. an Old Testament book telling of a beautiful Jewess who became queen of Persia and saved her people from massacre
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • synonym of Esther: Book of Esther
    • instance of: book = a major division of a long written composition
    • part of: Old Testament = the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; Hagiographa / Ketubim / Writings = the third of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures

People

  1. Esther a.k.a. Madonna Louise Ciccone is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. She achieved popularity by pushing the boundaries of lyrical content in mainstream popular music and imagery in her music videos, which became a fixture on MTV. Madonna is known for reinventing both her music and image, and for retaining a standard of autonomy within the recording industry. Music critics have acclaimed her musical productions which have also been known to induce controversy. Often referred to as the "Queen of Pop", she is cited as an influence among other artists around the world.
  2. Esther, born Hadassah, is the eponymous heroine of the Book of Esther.
    • born in Susa
    • ethnicity: Jewish people
  3. Esther a.k.a. Esther Cañadas is a Spanish actress and model.
  4. Esther a.k.a. 에스더 is a musical artist, musician.
  5. Esther a.k.a. Chan Ye-cheng is a film producer and the wife of director Wong Kar-wai.
  6. Esther is an actor.
  7. Esther is an actor.
    • also known as Esther Freeman Schmucker
    • profession: Actor

There are other people with in their name, like Esther Eng, Esther Jun, Esther Kim, Esther Lai, Esther Lee, Esther Liu, Esther Roy, Esther Sax, Baby Esther, Esther Bell and many others.

Group

Esther is a musical group.

  • album: "Esther"

Business

Esther is a Lotus 7 type car made in Ugglerum, Sweden. The company was founded by Lars Svensson and Magnus Haferbier in 1987. They started off with a shingle wood board jig which had been used for earlier Lotus 7 copies in the Kalmar area. However new ideas came and the first chassis was sold unfinished and a new design was made, this time based on a Triumph Herald as donor. Since the mk2 chassis in 1988 over 45 chassis' have been sold.

Characters

  1. Esther is a fictional character from the 2006 film Esther and the King.
  2. Esther is a fictional character from the 2009 film Orphan.
  3. Esther is a fictional character from the 2013 film Don Jon's Addiction.
  4. Esther is a fictional character from the 2012 film Kid-Thing.
  5. Esther is a fictional character from the 2012 film Keep the Lights On.
  6. Esther is a fictional character from the 2011 film The Foster Boy.
  7. Esther is a fictional character from the 2013 film Toegetakeld door de liefde.
  8. Esther is a fictional character from the 1998 film Train of Life.
  9. Esther is a fictional character from 2005 film Poor Relatives.
  10. Esther is a fictional character in the 2008 drama film Bride Flight.
  11. Esther is a fictional character from the 2010 film Life, Above All.
  12. Esther is a fictional character in the 2006 drama television movie Losing Gemma.
  13. Esther is a fictional character from the 1997 film Genealogies of a Crime.
  14. Esther is a fictional character from the 1959 film Ben-Hur.
  15. Esther is a fictional character from the 2000 film Hanging Up.
  16. Esther is a fictional character from the 2012 film Alyah.

There are other characters with in their name, like Esther Rose, Esther Smith, Esther Hillel, Esther Jacobs, Esther Schmidt, Esther Shapiro, Esther Anderson, Esther Blodgett, Esther Goldberg, Esther Grinberg, Esther Greenwood and Esther Valentine.

Writings

  1. "Esther" is a novel by Henry Brooks Adams first published in 1884 under the pen name "Frances Snow Compton".
  2. "Esther" is a book by John Masefield.
    • also known as "Esther, a tragedy adapted and partially translated from the French of Jean Racine"; "Esther: a tragedy adapted and partially translated from the French of Jean Racine"; "Esther: a tragedy"

Films

  1. "Esther" a.k.a. "Orphan" is a 2009 American psychological horror thriller film directed by Jaume Collet-Serra. It stars Vera Farmiga, Peter Sarsgaard and Isabelle Fuhrman. The film centers on a couple who, after the death of their unborn child, adopt a mysterious 9-year-old girl. Orphan was produced by Joel Silver and Susan Downey of Dark Castle Entertainment, and Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Davisson Killoran of Appian Way Productions. The film was released theatrically in the United States on July 24, 2009. The film received mixed critical reviews, although Fuhrman's performance as Esther was acclaimed.
  2. "Esther", also known as The Bible: Esther, is a 1999 American-Italian-German television film directed by Raffaele Mertes and starring Louise Lombard as Queen Esther, F. Murray Abraham as Mordechai, Jürgen Prochnow as Haman, Thomas Kretschmann as King Achashverosh and Ornella Muti as Vashti.
  3. "Esther" is an Israeli film directed by Amos Gitai.
  4. "Esther" a.k.a. "Ester" is a short film, directed by María Pavón & Rut Suso.

Artworks

  1. "Esther" is a painting by John Everett Millais depicting the central character from the Biblical Book of Esther. It is from Millais's Aesthetic phase, when he was influenced by the work of Frederic Leighton and James McNeill Whistler.
    • completed in (150 years ago)
    • media: oil paint
  2. "Esther" is a painting by French artist François-Léon Benouville.
    • also known as Odalisque
    • completed in (171 years ago)
    • media: oil paint
    • genre: History painting

Music

  1. "Esther" is an oratorio by George Frideric Handel. It is generally acknowledged to be the first English oratorio. Handel set a libretto after the Old Testament drama by Jean Racine. The work was originally composed in 1718, but was heavily revised into a full oratorio in 1732.
  2. "Esther" is an American opera in 3 acts composed by Hugo Weisgall, with a libretto by Charles Kondek. Esther was premiered by the New York City Opera in October 1993. The opera is about Esther’s struggle as she becomes the queen of Persia, and her heroic triumph over the evil Prime Minister Haman and his plot of exterminating the Jews.
  3. "Esther" is a composition.
  4. "Esther" is a musical album of Linear Bells.
    • released on
  5. "Esther" is a musical album of Esther.
    • released in (9 years ago)
  6. "Esther" is a musical album of Esther Ofarim.

Miscellanea

  1. Esther is an Israeli film directed by Amos Gitai.
  2. Esther is a British talk show presented by Esther Rantzen. It was aired on BBC Two between 1995 and 2002 and over 600 episodes were made.
  3. Esther is a Hanna Kahana's English translation of Book of Esther.

Phrases with Esther

  1. esther morris
  2. Styela Esther
  3. Taxila Esther
  4. book of esther
  5. Ephesia Esther
  6. fast of esther
  7. Olivella Esther
  8. Leucotina Esther
  9. Dentimargo Esther
  10. Hypagyrtis Esther
  11. Marginella Esther
  12. additions to esther
  13. Hesperocharis Esther
  14. Species Styela Esther
  15. Species Taxila Esther
  16. Species Ephesia Esther
  17. Species Olivella Esther
  18. Species Leucotina Esther
  19. Species Dentimargo Esther
  20. Species Hypagyrtis Esther

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Google previewArtemisia Gentileschi (2015)

The Language of Painting by Jesse M. Locker

Esther is a model of an exemplary queen and more psychologically subtle heroine, who uses shrewdness and ingenuity...

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

Nehemiah Esther Poetical/ Wisdom Books Job Psalms Proverbs Ecclesiastes Song of Solomon ProphetsIsaiah Jeremiah LamentationsEzekiel Ruth 1 Samuel 2 Samuel 1 Kings 2 Kings 1 Chronicles 2 Chronicles Ezra Nehemiah Tobit Judith ...

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Quotes about Esther

How I loved Esther
She was my beautyful eagle
But she doesn't find time
for us to mingle.
Not even on Easther.
Everyday I think of her
She is just a heart breaker
She stole away my heart
But I still want Esther. (Efe Benjamin)
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Scrabble value of E1S1T1H4E1R1

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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