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NIV Application Commentary: Esther (NIVAC)

, 1999
ISBN: 9780310490487
  • Format:Digital


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Queen Esther faced and helped avert the potential genocide of her people. She rose to the top of political power without any of the advantages of aristocratic birth, well-placed friends, inherited wealth, or social prestige.

Yet the book of Esther’s real story is not found in political intrigue or superior management ideals. It is that God is at the center of it, despite the fact that God is not mentioned anywhere in the book. The great lesson to be learned is that God keeps his promises.

This commentary shows how Esther is perfect guidance for us when we find ourselves in a situation where right and wrong are not so clearly defined and every choice we have seems to be a troubling mixture of good and bad. It is perfect inspiration for us when we find ourselves in situations we never sought, never planned for, and don’t think we have the gifts to succeed at.

  • Preface by the author
  • In-depth introduction
  • Bibliographical references and indexes
  • Title: Esther
  • Author: Karen Jobes
  • Series: NIV Application Commentary
  • Publisher: Zondervan
  • Print Publication Date: 1999
  • Logos Release Date: 2012
  • Pages: 256
  • Era: era:contemporary
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subject: Bible. O.T. Esther › Commentaries
  • ISBNs: 9780310490487, 9780310206729
  • Resource ID: LLS:NIVAC17ES
  • Resource Type: Bible Commentary
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2021-02-19T20:01:36Z

Scripture references are linked directly to Greek and Hebrew texts, along with the English Bible translations of your choice. For any word in any language, you can double-click on that word and your digital library will automatically search your lexicons for a match. That gives you unprecedented access to linguistic data, along with all the tools you need for exegesis and interpretation.

Karen Jobes is Gerald F. Hawthorne Professor of New Testament Greek and Exegesis at Wheaton College. She has written the NIV Application Commentary on Esther as well as a detailed study of an ancient Greek version of Esther and is the coauthor of Invitation to the Septuagint.


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