A A A A A
Bible Book List
Dictionary of Bible Themes – 7418 Purim
7418 Purim

7418 Purim

A Jewish festival of rejoicing and feasting celebrated in the month of Adar (February-March) commemorating the deliverance of the Jews recorded in the book of Esther.

The origins of Purim

Esther’s position as queen Est 4:14

Haman’s death Est 7:10

The right of the Jews to avenge themselves on their enemies Est 8:11

Explanation of the name Est 9:26 The word “pur”, meaning “lots”, relates to the lots cast to determine the time set for the massacre.

The date for celebrating Purim

See also Est 9:17-19 those living in Susa celebrated on 15th Adar, those in rural towns on 14th

The establishment of Purim

Est 9:27; Est 3:7

See also

1355providence
4951month
6634deliverance
7354feasts and festivals
7505Jews, the
8794persecution

Bible Gateway Recommends

Thesaurus
Thesaurus
Retail: $7.99
Our Price: $7.19Save: $0.80 (10%)Buy Now
The Compact Guide to the Bible
The Compact Guide to the Bible
Retail: $14.95
Our Price: $5.99Save: $8.96 (60%)Buy Now
CLC Bible Companion, Flexicover
CLC Bible Companion, Flexicover
Retail: $24.99
Our Price: $16.99Save: $8.00 (32%)Buy Now