Contributed by John Lowe on Mar 3, 2022
Mordecai, Esther's uncle, offended a high court official called Haman, who decided to kill not only Mordecai but all the Jews in the Persian empire. Esther turned the tables on Mordecai. She pleaded with the King, and Haman was punished – hanged on the very gallows he had built for Mordecai.
The story of Esther centers around Queen Vashti, King Ahasuerus, Esther, Mordecai, Haman, and the Jewish people. If you are not already familiar with these individuals, they have been briefly introduced to us in the following paragraphs.
Who was Esther?
1. Queen Vashti disobeyed the drunken orders