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.

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