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Esther 3-9 November 11-17 Answers...

11\Esther 3

Who was elevated giving him a seat of honor higher than all other nobles?

Est 3:1 After these events, King Xerxes honored Haman son of Hammedatha, the Agagite, elevating him and giving him a seat of honor higher than that of all the other nobles.

Why was this man enraged at Mordecai?

Est 3:5 When Haman saw that Mordecai would not kneel down or pay him honor, he was enraged. 6 Yet having learned who Mordecai's people were, he scorned the idea of killing only Mordecai. Instead Haman looked for a way to destroy all Mordecai's people, the Jews, throughout the whole kingdom of Xerxes. NIV

What city was bothered by this?

Est 3:15 Spurred on by the king's command, the couriers went out, and the edict was issued in the citadel of Susa. The king and Haman sat down to drink, but the city of Susa was bewildered.

12\Esther 4

When Esther gave Mordecai clothes, did he accept them?

Est 4:4 When Esther's maids and eunuchs came and told her about Mordecai, she was in great distress. She sent clothes for him to put on instead of his sackcloth, but he would not accept them. NIV

When was the last time Queen Esther had seen King Xerxes?

Est 4:11 "All the king's officials and the people of the royal provinces know that for any man or woman who approaches the king in the inner court without being summoned the king has but one law: that he be put to death. The only exception to this is for the king to extend the gold scepter to him and spare his life. But thirty days have passed since I was called to go to the king." NIV

How long was Queen Esther going to fast?

Est 4:16 "Go, gather together all the Jews who are in Susa, and fast for me. Do not eat or drink for three days, night or day. I and my maids will fast as you do. When this is done, I will go to the king, even though it is against the law. And if I perish, I perish." NIV

13\Esther 5

When Queen Esther approached the King, what did the King do with his scepter?

Est 5:2 When he saw Queen Esther standing in the court, he was pleased with her and held out to her the gold scepter that was in his hand. So Esther approached and touched the tip of the scepter.

Hate can destroy your happiness, Haman saw Mordecai and was filled with what?

Est 5:9 Haman went out that day happy and in high spirits. But when he saw Mordecai at the king's gate and observed that he neither rose nor showed fear in his presence, he was filled with rage against Mordecai.NIV

Haman built some gallows, how tall were they?

Est 5:14 His wife Zeresh and all his friends said to him, "Have a gallows built, seventy-five feet high, and ask the king in the morning to have Mordecai hanged on it. Then go with the king to the dinner and be happy." This suggestion delighted Haman, and he had the gallows built. NIV

14\Esther 6

Who wanted to assassinate King Xerxes?

Est 6:2 It was found recorded there that Mordecai had exposed Bigthana and Teresh, two of the king's officers who guarded the doorway, who had conspired to assassinate King Xerxes. NIV

Being the Egotist Haman was, who did he think the King wanted to honor?

Est 6:6 When Haman entered, the king asked him, "What should be done for the man the king delights to honor?" Now Haman thought to himself, "Who is there that the king would rather honor than me?"

What did Haman have to do for Mordecai?

Est 6:11 So Haman got the robe and the horse. He robed Mordecai, and led him on horseback through the city streets, proclaiming before him, "This is what is done for the man the king delights to honor!"

15\Esther 7

What did King Xerxes offer Queen Esther?

Est 7:1 So the king and Haman went to dine with Queen Esther, 2 and as they were drinking wine on that second day, the king again asked, "Queen Esther, what is your petition? It will be given you. What is your request? Even up to half the kingdom, it will be granted." NIV

Who was the adversary and enemy?

Est 7:6 Esther said, "The adversary and enemy is this vile Haman." Then Haman was terrified before the king and queen. NIV

Who was the one who told the king about Haman’s gallows?

Est 7:9 Then Harbona, one of the eunuchs attending the king, said, "A gallows seventy-five feet high stands by Haman's house. He had it made for Mordecai, who spoke up to help the king." NIV

16\Esther 8

Who was given Haman’s estate?

Est 8:1 That same day King Xerxes gave Queen Esther the estate of Haman, the enemy of the Jews. And Mordecai came into the presence of the king, for Esther had told how he was related to her.

What did the king’s edict granted the Jews allow them to do?

Est 8:11 The king's edict granted the Jews in every city the right to assemble and protect themselves; to destroy, kill and annihilate any armed force of any nationality or province that might attack them and their women and children; and to plunder the property of their enemies.NIV

Why did many become Jews?

Est 8:17 In every province and in every city, wherever the edict of the king went, there was joy and gladness among the Jews, with feasting and celebrating. And many people of other nationalities became Jews because fear of the Jews had seized them. NIV

17\Esther 9

What happened to Mordecai’s reputation?

Est 9:4 Mordecai was prominent in the palace; his reputation spread throughout the provinces, and he became more and more powerful. NIV

How many sons did Haman have?

Est 9:10 the ten sons of Haman son of Hammedatha, the enemy of the Jews. But they did not lay their hands on the plunder. NIV

Who was the daughter of Abihail?

Est 9:29 So Queen Esther, daughter of Abihail, along with Mordecai the Jew, wrote with full authority to confirm this second letter concerning Purim. NIV

Esther 10- Job 6 November 18-24 Answers...

18\Esther 10

Where was the full account of the greatness of Mordecai written?

Est 10:1 King Xerxes imposed tribute throughout the empire, to its distant shores. 2 And all his acts of power and might, together with a full account of the greatness of Mordecai to which the king had raised him, are they not written in the book of the annals of the kings of Media and Persia?

What was Mordecai’s rank?

Est 10:3 Mordecai the Jew was second in rank to King Xerxes, preeminent among the Jews, and held in high esteem by his many fellow Jews, because he worked for the good of his people and spoke up for the welfare of all the Jews. NIV

What did Mordecai work for? Worked for the good of his people...

19\Job 1

Job was blameless and...?

Job 1:1 In the land of Uz there lived a man whose name was Job. This man was blameless and upright; he feared God and shunned evil. NIV

Where had Satan come from?

Job 1:6 One day the angels came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan also came with them. 7 The LORD said to Satan, "Where have you come from?" Satan answered the LORD, "From roaming through the earth and going back and forth in it." NIV

Through all this, how much sin was Job guilty of?

Job 1:22 In all this, Job did not sin by charging God with wrongdoing. NIV

20\Job 2

Job was afflicted with what on his body?

Job 2:7 So Satan went out from the presence of the LORD and afflicted Job with painful sores from the soles of his feet to the top of his head. NIV

Who told Job to “Curse God and die!”?

Job 2:9 His wife said to him, "Are you still holding on to your integrity? Curse God and die!"

What were the names of Job’s three friends?

Job 2:11 When Job's three friends, Eliphaz the Temanite, Bildad the Shuhite and Zophar the Naamathite, heard about all the troubles that had come upon him, they set out from their homes and met together by agreement to go and sympathize with him and comfort him. NIV

21\Job 3

After his three friends just stared at him for seven days and seven nights what did Job do?

Job 3:1 After this, Job opened his mouth and cursed the day of his birth. NIV

What verse shows us that Job had fears?

Job 3:25 What I feared has come upon me; what I dreaded has happened to me. NIV

Job had it tough, he said he had no peace...?

Job 3:26 I have no peace, no quietness; I have no rest, but only turmoil." NIV

22\Job 4

What did Eliphaz the Temanite say about the innocent? Is it true, what about Jesus?

Job 4:7 "Consider now: Who, being innocent, has ever perished? Where were the upright ever destroyed? NIV

Can a mortal be more righteous than God? Notice how Eliphaz is chewing out Job unjustly.

Job 4:17'Can a mortal be more righteous than God? Can a man be more pure than his Maker?

Eliphaz said what about angels?

Job 4:8 If God places no trust in his servants, if he charges his angels with error, NIV

23\Job 5

Resentment kills a...?

Job 5:2 Resentment kills a fool, and envy slays the simple. NIV

Blessed is the man whom God...?

Job 5:17 "Blessed is the man whom God corrects; so do not despise the discipline of the Almighty.

What false thing did Eliphaz tell Job about going to the grave?

Job 5:26 You will come to the grave in full vigor, like sheaves gathered in season. NIV

24\Job 6

How heavy was his misery?

Job 6:3 It would surely outweigh the sand of the seas- no wonder my words have been impetuous.

What kind of food made Job ill?

Job 6:6 Is tasteless food eaten without salt, or is there flavor in the white of an egg? 7 I refuse to touch it; such food makes me ill. NIV

How undependable were Job’s brothers?

Job 6:15 But my brothers are as undependable as intermittent streams, as the streams that overflow

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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