Additions To Esther

Additions To Esther 16 (KJV)

Additions To Esther 16 (KJV)

1The great king Artaxerxes vnto the princes and gouernours of an hundreth and seuen and twenty prouinces, from India vnto Ethiopia, and vnto all our faithfull Subiects, greeting. 2Many, the more often they are honoured with the great bountie of their gracious princes, the more proud they are waxen, 3And endeauour to hurt not our Subiects onely, but not being able to beare abundance, doe take in hand to practise also against those that doe them good: 4And take not only thankfulnesse away from among men, but also lifted vp with the glorious words of lewde persons that were neuer…
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Additions To Esther 15 (KJV)

Additions To Esther 15 (KJV)

1And vpon the third day when shee had ended her prayer, she laide away her mourning garments, and put on her glorious apparell. 2And being gloriously adorned, after she had called vpon God, who is the beholder, and Sauiour of all things, she tooke two maids with her. 3And vpon the one shee leaned as carying her selfe daintily. 4And the other followed bearing vp her traine. 5And she was ruddy through the perfection of her beautie, and her countenance was cheerefull, and very amiable: but her heart was in anguish for feare. 6Then hauing passed through all the doores,…
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Additions To Esther 14 (KJV)

Additions To Esther 14 (KJV)

1Queene Esther also being in feare of death, resorted vnto the Lord, 2And layd away her glorious apparel, and put on the garments of anguish, & mourning: and in stead of pretious oyntments, she couered her head with ashes, & doung, and she humbled her body greatly, and all the places of her ioy she filled with her torne haire. 3And shee prayed vnto the Lord God of Israel, saying, O my Lord, thou onely art our king: helpe me desolate woman, which haue no helper but thee: 4For my danger is in mine hand. 5From my youth vp I…
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Additions To Esther 13 (KJV)

Additions To Esther 13 (KJV)

1The copy of the letters was this. The great king Artaxerxes, writeth these things to the princes, and gouernours that are vnder him from India vnto Ethiopia, in an hundred and seuen and twentie prouinces. 2After that I became Lord ouer many nations, and had dominion ouer the whole world, not lifted vp with presumption of my authoritie, but carying my selfe alway with equitie and mildenesse, I purposed to settle my subiects continually in a quiet life, and making my kingdome peaceable, and open for passage to the vtmost coastes, to renue peace which is desired of all men.…
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Additions To Esther 12 (KJV)

Additions To Esther 12 (KJV)

1And Mardocheus tooke his rest in the court with Gabatha, and Tharra, the two Eunuches of the king, and keepers of the palace. 2And he heard their deuices, and searched out their purposes, and learned that they were about to lay hands vpon Artaxerxes the king, and so he certified the king of them. 3Then the king examined the two Eunuches, and after that they had confessed it, they were strangled. 4And the king made a record of these things, and Mardocheus also wrote thereof. 5So the king commaunded Mardocheus to serue in the court, and for this he rewarded…
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Additions To Esther 11 (KJV)

Additions To Esther 11 (KJV)

1In the fourth yeere of the raigne of Ptolomeus, and Cleopatra, Dositheus, who said hee was a priest and Leuite, and Ptolomeus his sonne brought this Epistle of Phurim, which they said was the same, and that Lysimachus the sonne of Ptolomeus, that was in Ierusalem, had interpreted it. 2In the second yeere of the raigne of Artaxerxes the great: in the first day of the moneth Nisan, Mardocheus the sonne of Iairus, the sonne of Semei, the sonne of Cisai of the tribe of Beniamin, had a dreame. 3Who was a Iew and dwelt in the citie of Susa,…
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Additions To Esther 10 (KJV)

Additions To Esther 10 (KJV)

5For I remember a dreame, which I sawe concerning these matters, and nothing thereof hath failed. 6A little fountaine became a riuer, and there was light, & the Sunne, and much water: this riuer is Esther, whō the King married and made Queene. 7And the two Dragons are I, and Aman. 8And the nations were those that were assembled, to destroy the name of the Iewes. 9And my nation is this Israel, which cryed to God and were saued: for the Lord hath saued his people, and the Lord hath deliuered vs from all those euils, and God hath wrought…
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