Religion Quiz / Esther A-Z

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Can you name the people, places and things in and associated with the Scroll/Book of Esther?

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A - By the king's order, the Jews were to be killed 'In the twelfth month, which is the month of ____, on its thirteenth day.'
B - The events take place during the period known as the ___ Captivity (or ____ Exile).
C - Haman said that a man whom the king wanted to honor should ride the king's horse while wearing his royal apparel and ____.
D - Esther was the ___ of Abihail.
E - Her name has been connected with both the Persian word for 'star' and the name of the Babylonian goddess of love.
F - Esther asked that Mordecai and other Jews do this for three days and three nights in her behalf.
G - Haman ordered this built for the purpose of executing Mordecai.
H - Esther's original name, meaning 'myrtle.'
I - According to the opening verse of Esther, King Ahasueras (Achashverosh) ruled 'from ___ even unto Ethiopia.'
J - The home city of Mordecai's family
K - 'Then said the king unto her, What wilt thou, queen Esther? and what is thy request? it shall be even given thee to the half of the ____.'
L - During ___ years on the Hebrew calendar, Purim is celebrated in the second month of Adar.
M - ' ... let it be written among the laws of the Persians and the ___' indicated unalterable laws.
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N - Mordecai's family had been carried into captivity by this king.
O - 'Haman's Ears', another term for hamentaschen, symbolic pastries for the holiday celebration
P - The holiday that commemorates the deliverence of the Jewish people
Q - Esther's title
R - Letters were sealed with the king's ___, which he had given to Haman.
S - Coming into the king's presence without being summoned carried a penalty of death, unless the king extended his golden ___.
T - 'So Esther was taken unto king Ahasuerus into his house royal in the tenth month, which is the month _____.'
U - Esther was Mordecai's _____'s daughter.
V - The wife of Ahasueras, banished for refusing his summons to a banquet
W - Hegai was the king's chamberlain, and keeper of the ___.
X - Bible commentaries traditionally identified Ahasuerus as this Persian king.
Y - Mordecai's father, of the tribe of Benjamin. (Transliteration of Hebrew)
Z - Haman's wife, who urged him to have Mordecai executed

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