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Lexicon :: Strong's H635 - 'estēr

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Part of Speech
proper feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of Persian derivation
Strong’s Definitions

אֶסְתֵּר ʼEçtêr, es-tare'; of Persian derivation; Ester, the Jewish heroine:—Esther.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 55x

The KJV translates Strong's H635 in the following manner: Esther (55x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 55x
The KJV translates Strong's H635 in the following manner: Esther (55x).
  1. Esther = "star"

    1. the queen of Persia, heroine of the book of Esther - daughter of Abihail, cousin and adopted daughter of Mordecai, of the tribe of Benjamin, made queen by king Ahasuerus to replace divorced queen, Vashti.

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אֶסְתֵּר ʼEçtêr, es-tare'; of Persian derivation; Ester, the Jewish heroine:—Esther.
אֶסְתֵּר proper name, feminine Esther (Persian stâra, star) — daughter of Abihail, cousin and adopted daughter of Mordecai, of tribe of Benjamin; made queen in Vashti's place by Ahasuerus; her Jewish name H1919 הֲדַסָּת which see, Esther 2:7, 8, 10, 11, 15 (twice in verse); Esther 2:16, 17 + 47 times Esther.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


2:7; 2:8; 2:10; 2:11; 2:15; 2:16; 2:17

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H635 matches the Hebrew אֶסְתֵּר ('estēr),
which occurs 55 times in 45 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:7 - He was bringing up Hadassah, that is Esther, H635 his uncle’s daughter, for she had no father or mother. Now the young lady was beautiful of form and [fn]face, and when her father and her mother died, Mordecai took her as his own daughter.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:8 - So it came about when the command and decree of the king were heard and many young ladies were gathered to the citadel of Susa into the custody of Hegai, that Esther H635 was taken to the king’s [fn]palace into the custody of Hegai, who was in charge of the women.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:10 - Esther H635 did not make known her people or her kindred, for Mordecai had instructed her that she should not make them known.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:11 - Every day Mordecai walked back and forth in front of the court of the harem to learn how Esther H635 was and how she fared.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:15 - Now when the turn of Esther, H635 the daughter of Abihail the uncle of Mordecai who had taken her as his daughter, came to go in to the king, she did not request anything except what Hegai, the king’s eunuch who was in charge of the women, [fn]advised. And Esther H635 found favor in the eyes of all who saw her.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:16 - So Esther H635 was taken to King Ahasuerus to his royal palace in the tenth month which is the month Tebeth, in the seventh year of his reign.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:17 - The king loved Esther H635 more than all the women, and she found favor and kindness with him more than all the virgins, so that he set the royal crown on her head and made her queen instead of Vashti.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:18 - Then the king gave a great banquet, Esther’s H635 banquet, for all his princes and his servants; he also made a holiday for the provinces and gave gifts according to the king’s bounty.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:20 - Esther H635 had not yet made known her kindred or her people, even as Mordecai had commanded her; for Esther H635 did [fn]what Mordecai told her as she had done when under his care.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:22 - But the [fn]plot became known to Mordecai and he told Queen Esther, H635 and Esther H635 [fn]informed the king in Mordecai’s name.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 4:4 - Then Esther’s H635 maidens and her eunuchs came and told her, and the queen writhed in great anguish. And she sent garments to clothe Mordecai that he might remove his sackcloth from him, but he did not accept them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 4:5 - Then Esther H635 summoned Hathach from the king’s eunuchs, whom [fn]the king had appointed to attend her, and ordered him to go to Mordecai to learn what this was and why it was.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 4:8 - He also gave him a copy of the text of the edict which had been issued in Susa for their destruction, that he might show Esther H635 and inform her, and to order her to go in to the king to implore his favor and to plead with him for her people.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 4:9 - Hathach came back and related Mordecai’s words to Esther. H635
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 4:10 - Then Esther H635 spoke to Hathach and ordered him to reply to Mordecai:
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 4:12 - They related Esther’s H635 words to Mordecai.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 4:13 - Then Mordecai told them to reply to Esther, H635 “Do not imagine that you in the king’s palace can escape any more than all the Jews.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 4:15 - Then Esther H635 told them to reply to Mordecai,
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 4:17 - So Mordecai went away and did just as Esther H635 had commanded him.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 5:1 - Now it came about on the third day that Esther H635 put on her royal robes and stood in the inner court of the king’s palace in front of the king’s [fn]rooms, and the king was sitting on his royal throne in the [fn]throne room, opposite the entrance to the palace.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 5:2 - When the king saw Esther H635 the queen standing in the court, she obtained favor in his sight; and the king extended to Esther H635 the golden scepter which was in his hand. So Esther H635 came near and touched the top of the scepter.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 5:3 - Then the king said to her, “What is troubling you, Queen Esther? H635 And what is your request? Even to half of the kingdom it shall be given to you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 5:4 - Esther H635 said, “If it pleases the king, may the king and Haman come this day to the banquet that I have prepared for him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 5:5 - Then the king said, “Bring Haman quickly that we may do [fn]as Esther H635 desires.” So the king and Haman came to the banquet which Esther H635 had prepared.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 5:6 - [fn]As they drank their wine at the banquet, the king said to Esther, H635 “What is your petition, for it shall be granted to you. And what is your request? Even to half of the kingdom it shall be done.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 5:7 - So Esther H635 replied, “My petition and my request is:
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 5:12 - Haman also said, “Even Esther H635 the queen let no one but me come with the king to the banquet which she had prepared; and tomorrow also I am [fn]invited by her with the king.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 6:14 - While they were still talking with him, the king’s eunuchs arrived and hastily brought Haman to the banquet which Esther H635 had prepared.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 7:1 - Now the king and Haman came to drink wine with Esther H635 the queen.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 7:2 - And the king said to Esther H635 on the second day also [fn]as they drank their wine at the banquet, “What is your petition, Queen Esther? H635 It shall be granted you. And what is your request? Even to half of the kingdom it shall be done.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 7:3 - Then Queen Esther H635 replied, “If I have found favor in your sight, O king, and if it pleases the king, let my life be given me as my petition, and my people as my request;
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 7:5 - Then King Ahasuerus [fn]asked Queen Esther, H635 “Who is he, and where is he, [fn]who would presume to do thus?”
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 7:6 - Esther H635 said, “A foe and an enemy is this wicked Haman!” Then Haman became terrified before the king and queen.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 7:7 - The king arose in his anger from [fn]drinking wine and went into the palace garden; but Haman stayed to beg for his life from Queen Esther, H635 for he saw that harm had been determined against him by the king.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 7:8 - Now when the king returned from the palace garden into the [fn]place where they were drinking wine, Haman was falling on the couch where Esther H635 was. Then the king said, “Will he even assault the queen with me in the house?” As the word went out of the king’s mouth, they covered Haman’s face.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 8:1 - On that day King Ahasuerus gave the house of Haman, the enemy of the Jews, to Queen Esther; H635 and Mordecai came before the king, for Esther H635 had disclosed what he was to her.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 8:2 - The king took off his signet ring which he had taken away from Haman, and gave it to Mordecai. And Esther H635 set Mordecai over the house of Haman.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 8:3 - Then Esther H635 spoke again to the king, fell at his feet, wept and implored him to avert the evil scheme of Haman the Agagite and his plot which he had devised against the Jews.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 8:4 - The king extended the golden scepter to Esther. H635 So Esther H635 arose and stood before the king.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 8:7 - So King Ahasuerus said to Queen Esther H635 and to Mordecai the Jew, “Behold, I have given the house of Haman to Esther, H635 and him they have hanged on the gallows because he had stretched out his hands against the Jews.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:12 - The king said to Queen Esther, H635 “The Jews have killed and destroyed five hundred men and the ten sons of Haman at the citadel in Susa. What then have they done in the rest of the king’s provinces! Now what is your petition? It shall even be granted you. And what is your further request? It shall also be done.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:13 - Then said Esther, H635 “If it pleases the king, let tomorrow also be granted to the Jews who are in Susa to do according to the edict of today; and let Haman’s ten sons be hanged on the gallows.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:29 - Then Queen Esther, H635 daughter of Abihail, with Mordecai the Jew, wrote with full authority to confirm this second letter about Purim.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:31 - to establish these days of Purim at their appointed times, just as Mordecai the Jew and Queen Esther H635 had established for them, and just as they had established for themselves and for their [fn]descendants with [fn]instructions for their times of fasting and their lamentations.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:32 - The command of Esther H635 established these [fn]customs for Purim, and it was written in the book.

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