Welcome to Women of the Bible Wiki
Some of God's greatest heroes were heroines! Based on Biblical and historical facts, Women of the Bible Wiki is about the best and worst women of the Old and New testaments of the Bible! The wiki format allows anyone to create or edit any article, so that together, we can create a comprehensive database about Biblical women.
Esther (Hebrew: Hadassah, Persian: Ester, Greek: Esther, Latin: Hester) is the Heroine of the Book of Esther in the Old Testament of the Bible. Esther was also a Jewess, the Wife of the Persian King Ahasuerus (Xerxes I), and the Queen of Persia who saved her people from genocide. She was an orphan who was raised by her cousin Mordecai who helped her to thwart the plans of the evil Haman and they saved the Jews in Persia from Destruction. For more see Esther