Characterizing Esther from the Outset: The Contribution of the Story in Esther 2:1–20

  • Jonathan Jacobs

Abstract

This article approaches the characterization of the heroine in Esther 2:1-20 from three perspectives: her status prior to her meeting with the king; her status after meeting with the king; and a literary analogy between her and Ahasuerus.
Published
2008-12-31
How to Cite
JacobsJ. (2008). Characterizing Esther from the Outset: The Contribution of the Story in Esther 2:1–20. The Journal of Hebrew Scriptures: ARCHIVES, 8. https://doi.org/10.5508/jhs.2008.v8.a16
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