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Book Description

The Book of Esther. Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges
Publication Year:
Cambridge University Press
Ezra, Nehemiah, Commentary, Old Testament
Copyright Holder:
Public domain

Annesley William Streane [1844-1915], The Book of Esther. Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Title and outline of contents
    2. Character and purpose of the Book
    3. Date and authorship
    4. Value of the Book
    5. Place in the Canon
    6. Relation of the Original Henbrew to the Septuagint Version
    7. Relation of the Book of Esther to other literature
    8. Character of the Hebrew
  2. Text and Notes
  3. Appendix, Chapters found neither in the Hebrew nor in the Chaldee
  4. Additional Notes
    1. The Feast of Purim
    2. Haggada
    3. Specimens of the first and second Targums on Esther
  • Index