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What is the purpose of including the book Esther in the Bible?


I understand the story behind Esther of keeping the Jewish people safe from another genocide, but why is it included in the Bible when there is no reference to prayer or God's will.

 

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    Mike Marks 4 years ago

    the separation of church and state, for all practicle applications, is a fairly recent event our forefathers tried to kick into gear, while throughout Europe back thru millenia to the Greeks and so on the gods and the state was just presume to be one

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    MrMaranatha 4 years ago

    Book of Esther is in the King James (Protestant) Bible...

    It is a very important Book of the Old Testament. Not only does it give the meaning of Purim but also reveals who "the queen" is in Nehemiah 2:6 Study it out and it ties in Ezra as well.


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