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Esther - a very brave queen

Queen Esther and the Jews pray for deliverance.
Contributed by Lambsongs
Story also available on our translated websites: Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Hindi
Long ago, in the land of Persia, lived a young queen called Esther. She was beautiful and wise, but she was also a Jew. – Slide 1
Her husband, the king, was very rich and powerful. Whatever he said, that was the law. – Slide 2
Some people in the kingdom of Persia wanted to kill Jews. One of these people was a man called Haman. – Slide 3
Haman thought up a clever plan. He would trick the king into making a law commanding that all Jews must die. – Slide 4
But when Queen Esther found out about the evil plan she asked all the Jews to pray. Then she invited Haman to a special meal. He didn’t know that Esther was a Jew. – Slide 5
At the special meal, Queen Esther told her husband the king, about Haman’s plan. The king was very angry. – Slide 6
‘If you kill the Jews,’ said the king, ‘then you will have killed my wife!’ Haman was scared. – Slide 7
The king ordered that Haman be killed. Now the Jews were safe and Queen Esther was safe too. – Slide 8
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