Jewess Queen of Persia ~ Esther
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3        When Queen Esther went to see the king, he ______ what
she wanted (Esther 5:3).
6       Gallows to hang people on were made of wood.  What is
one wood they could have used?
7        For six months, Esther was given beauty treatments with
____ of myrrh (Esther 2:12)
8        Mordecai and Esther lived at the ___adel of Susa (Esther
2:5).
9        Winter clothing in ancient and modern times was often
made of sheep's _________.
10        Both the king and Haman _______ to Esther's banquet
(Esther 5:5).
11        Mordecai sent word __________out the kingdom, "You
______ going to be able to protect yourselves" (Esther 8:11).
14        The heroine of this story is who?
19        People crossing the desert then would often ride on __
_____ EL.
20        Mordecai ______ that all Jews, including Esther, would be
killed if she didn't speak up (Esther 4:14).
21        When Esther went to plead to the king, he held out his
golden SE__T_____ to her (Esther 5:2).
23        Persia was in the ____ direction from Jerusalem.
24        Esther was Queen of this empire.
25        There was a search throughout the empire among
beautiful ___UNG virgins for a wife for the king.
26        King Xerxes's previous Queen was who (Esther 1:9)?
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1        Mordecai was a _____ of the tribe of Benjamin (Esther 2:5).
2        Mordecai overheard some officers who were ______TING to kill the king (Esther 2:21).
4        Mordecai told Esther, "Who knows but that you have come to this place for such a _______ as this" (Esther 4:14).
5        King Xerxes gave a banquet for 7 days, and everyone ____ all they wanted (Esther 1:5).
8        The name of one of King Xerxes' wise men (Esther 1:13-14).
10      Ancient people carried equipment and food and supplies in ______S.
12      Haman was ________ED with Mordecai, but did not like him (Esther 3:5).
13      King Xerxes set the royal __________ ___ Esther's head and made her queen (Esther 2:17).
15      Although Mordecai was Esther's cousin, he was old enough to be her _______, for he had raised her (Esther 2:7).
16      When King Xerxes ordered Vashti to appear before his guests, she told him what (Esther 1:12)?
17      The king was angry at Vashti, ___ he exiled her from his kingdom forever (Esther 1:19).
18      Because Esther spoke up for the Jews, messengers on swift horses went to _______ city in the kingdom to tell the Jews they could defend
themselves (Esther 8:11).
21      Before Esther went to the king to try to save the Jews, she asked Mordecai and her maidens to ______ and fast (Esther 4:16).
22      The name of the kingdom Esther was queen of was PE__S_____.