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      • The story of Queen Vashti is found in the first chapter of the book of Esther in the Bible. In the panorama of the book, she plays a rather minor character; however, her story has made her both hero and villain in the world of philosophical genderism. Biblically, Vashti was the queen to Ahasuerus who ruled over the lands from India to Ethiopia.
  1. Jan 04, 2022 · Vashti in the Bible was the wife of King Xerxes (or Ahasuerus in many translations). King Xerxes and Queen Vashti of Persia figure in the story of Esther, a beautiful Jewish girl living in Ahasuerus’ kingdom, and her cousin, Mordecai, who had raised her after the death of her parents. Both Esther and Mordecai were descendants of Jews who had been exiled to Babylon by King Nebuchadnezzar along with the defeated King Jehoiachin of Judah.

  2. Vashti is the Persian queen to King Ahasuerus mentioned in the first two chapters of the book of Esther. The Scripture records that "she was lovely to look at" (Esther 1:11). King Ahasuerus had just spent six months displaying "the riches of his royal glory and the splendor and pomp of his greatness" when he decided to end this exhibition with a seven-day feast (Esther 1:4).

  3. Sep 10, 2021 · The Bible doesn’t tell us how long Xerxes' first wife, the beautiful Queen Vashti, sat by his side. But we catch a glimpse of her royal life in the first book of Esther, during her husband’s third year of reign. King Xerxes loved to flaunt the wealth of his kingdom and revel in the splendor and glory of his own majesty.

  4. QUEEN VASHTI, Bible woman married to a dangerous fool Queen Vashti married a fool The story of Vashti has 3 parts: The king’s great banquet. Ahasuerus, king of Persia, holds a royal banquet to honor the powerful men of his vast empire and display his enormous wealth. Vashti disobeys her drunken husband.

  5. “Queen Vashti refused to come before King Ahasuerus, whereupon he flew into a rage.” (Esther 1:12) The trap has closed around Vashti with terrible finality: If Vashti obeys the summons, the rightful queen will become a laughingstock to every man and woman in Persia. If she refuses, the king can spin her naysaying into a crime of treason.

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