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Saboi
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Re: Book of Esther

Postby Saboi » Wed Jul 25, 2018 11:24 pm

There seems to be chronological confusion and thus the event in Esther must be moved forward too Artaxerxes III
who had a wife named Atossa (הדסה) and also chronologically align Esther with Daniel.

Daniel (Aristander)
1. Artaxerxes Ochus III ( Nebuchadnezzar A) alias. King Shishak
2. Arses (Belshazzar)
3. Darius ( Darius III)
4. Cyrus (Alexander the Great)

-Amend-
Esther 1:1
אחשורוש (Ἀρταξέρξης ) Artaxerxes III

Chronological schism.

1 Chronicle 6:15
Zadok > Shallum > Hilkiah > Azariah > Seraiah > Jeho-Zadok (Zedekiah)
Jeho-Zadok went into captivity, when the LORD carried away Judah and Jerusalem by the hand of Nebuchadnezzar

Ezra 7:1
Zadok > Shallum > Hilkiah > Azariah > Seraiah > Ezra
In the reign of Artaxerxes (III) * Ezra goes to Babylon

Artaxerxes had the city walls destroyed, started a reign of terror, and set about looting all the temples(2Ch 12:9)
Ꜥrtḫšsš > šsš/שישק

Nectanebo II (18 years) - 360–342 BCE
- Rehoboam ( 18 years) *ḥr-ḥbyt
- Solomon ( 40 years ) : 342-382?
- David ( 40 years) : 382-422?
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Re: Book of Esther

Postby Saboi » Wed Jul 25, 2018 11:38 pm

As with many words throughout the Bible, R and L are omitted.

Ἀρταξέρξης > Ἀτξέρξης > Ἀτξέρης > אחשורוש

e.g.
Χαλδαίον > Χαδαίον > כשדים "Chaldee"
άβδος > שבט < שרביט "Sceptre"
κλισία > כסא < כרסא "Throne"
γαληνόν > שאנן < שלאנן "Ease"
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Re: Book of Esther

Postby Saboi » Sun Jul 29, 2018 11:04 am

Esther 2:5 = 1 Samuel 9:1

In 1 Samuel 9:1 reads "בן־איש ימיני" and Esther 2:5 reads "איש ימיני" (no בן)

ימיני either means 'right hand' or a place called Yamin

ימיני
- ἐκ δεξιῶν
- μεσημβρία
- ἡμίονος (Emion) : half-ass, i.e. mule i.e half-Mede, half-Persian
- Benjamin "Son of a half-ass/half-breed"

Herodotus 1.55
When the Medes have a mule ( ἡμίονος) as king,
Just then, tender-footed Lydian, by the stone-strewn Hermus
Flee and do not stay, and do not be ashamed to be a coward.

Herodotus 3.153
twentieth month of the siege a marvellous thing befell Zopyrus, son of that Megabyzus who was one of the seven destroyers of the Magus one of his food-carrying mules ( ἡμίονοι) gave birth. Zopyrus would not believe the news; but when he saw the foal for himself, he told those who had seen it to tell no one;

[2] then reflecting he recalled the Babylonian's word at the beginning of the siege—that the city would be taken when mules gave birth—and having this utterance in mind he conceived that Babylon might be taken; for the hand of heaven, he supposed, was in the man's word and the birth from his own mule (ἡμίονον.)

The word ἡμίονος "Half-Ass" appears in the Septuagint as a translation
of פרד (Pered) and this word is similar too פרס (Peres) 'Persian' and thus
Hebrew explains the meaning of the Mule in Herodotus.
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Re: Book of Esther

Postby Saboi » Sun Jul 29, 2018 11:07 am

Genesis 36:24
Found the mules in the wilderness
את־הימם במדבר

הימם : ἡμίονος "Half-Ass"

The emphases on the Donkeys in 1 Samuel 9-10

1 Samuel 10:16
And Saul said unto his uncle, He told us plainly that the asses were found

1 Samuel 16:20
Jesse took an ass laden with bread, and a bottle of wine, and a kid, and sent them by David his son unto Saul.

The Septuagint scribes transliterates חמור into γομορ (Gomor).
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Re: Book of Esther

Postby Saboi » Sun Jul 29, 2018 11:59 am

Isaiah 7:14 - Virgin shall conceive

The word עלמה is πῶλος which means Foal, Colt or Filly
but in poetry, young girl or maiden.

πῶλον > πτωλον > בתולים
τωλον > τωλον > עלמה < עלמ

Isaiah 7:14 - A Foal shall conceive an Half-Breed ( עמנו : ἡμιόνῳ )
Isaiah 45:1 - Cyrus Christ who's right arm (ἡμιόνῳ) i have holden.

Herodotus 1.55
When the Medes have a mule ( ἡμίονος) as king,
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