Faithlife Corporation

Business Hours

Monday – Saturday
6 AM – 6 PM PST
Local: 12/13/2018 8:00:58 PM -08:00 -08:00
An Explanatory Commentary on Esther
See inside
This image is for illustration only. The product is a download.

An Explanatory Commentary on Esther


T&T Clark 1888

Runs on Windows, Mac and mobile.


Providing both historical background and cultural context, Paulus Cassel exegetically examines the text in order to provide practical explanation and elucidation. Offering clarification on semantic expression, Cassel explores the homiletic application of the text.

With Logos Bible Software, this resource is completely searchable, with passages of Scripture appearing on mouse-over, as well as being linked to the Greek and Latin texts and English translations in your library. This makes these texts more powerful and easier to access than ever before for scholarly work or personal Bible study. With Logos’ advanced search features, you can perform powerful searches by topic or Scripture reference—finding, for example, every mention of “confession,” or “humiliation.”

Key Features

  • Provides historical background and cultural context
  • Offers practical explanation
  • Explores the homiletic application of the text

Praise for the Print Edition

This commentary is rich in materials gathered from ancient books, modern discoveries, the writings of travelers, philological science, and every other source of information likely to elucidate the instructuve book of which it treats. We know of no better commentary on the Book of Esther than this scholarly work.

Methodist Review

Product Details

  • Title: An Explanatory Commentary on Esther
  • Author: Paulus Cassel
  • Publisher: T&T Clark
  • Publication Date: 1888
  • Pages: 412

About Paulus Cassel

Paulus Cassel (1821–1890) was educated at the University of Schweidnitz, before becoming the editor of Erfurter Zeitung. Cassel was later elected to the Prussian Parliament in 1866. Cassel eventually used his political influence to become a widely renowned missionary and preacher.