Book of Esther: Introduction

The Book of Esther starts with conflict. It is the only book that was not included in the Dead Sea Scrolls of the scene. According to historians, the scene community did not celebrate the minor holiday. In addition, the Book of Esther does not contain the tetragrammaton name of the Lord. This may be a reason for the community’s rejection of the book. Modern Judaism celebrates the holiday of Purim. With the reading of the scroll and a party mode. The Jews of the Persian Empire were under the threat of extinction. Through the bravery of Mordecai and Esther, the people were saved. The Purim celebration can be described as one they tried to kill us, too. We want three Let’s see. The target witness that Esther was accepted as scripture by the Jews in the first two centuries. Ad. If Esther was a queen in Persia, then the dating of the writing could be done by who the king of Persia was at the time. It is possible that Esther is a folktale about a heroine who saved her people. The lessons about being a part of the greater community and a willingness to suffer for the greater community is clear in this writing. When Yeshua lived his main purpose was the community. Esther can be seen as a foreshadowing of what the Messiah Yeshua was going to do. Esther did not try to change anything. However she was willing to offer her life for her people. Yeshua offered his life for all the people of the world.