Queen Esther

By Crane Delbert Bennett

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    Crossword puzzle

    Across

    1. Enemy of Esther (Esth. 7:6)

    2. Twelfth month of Jewish calendar (Esth. 9:1)

    3. “And the king loved Esther above all the women, and ________ obtained grace and favour in his sight” (Esth. 2:17

    4. Esther’s king (Esth. 2:16)

    5. Esther asked the Jews to gather and to neither _________ nor drink for three days (Esth. 4:16)

    6. Queen who refused the king’s commandment (Esth. 1:12)

    7. Royal chair (Esth. 1:2)

    Down

    1. Esther’s Jewish name (Esth. 2:7)

    2. Jew who raised Esther as his own daughter (Esth. 2:7)

    3. Name of palace where the king reigned (Esth. 1:2)

    4. Esther said, “I go in unto the king, which is not according to the _________: and if I perish, I perish.” (Esth. 4:16)

    5. Haman “had _________ Pur, that is, the lot,” to have the Jews destroyed (Esth. 9:24)

    Answers:

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    • Across—(1) Haman, (4)Adar, (5) she, (7) Ahasuerus, (9) eat, (10) Vashti, (11) throne. Down—(1) Hadassah, (2) Mordecai, (3) Shushan, (6) law, (8) cast.