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Esther, Additions to

Five passages found in the LXX, or Greek, version of Esther, but not in the original Hebrew. The Additions to Esther are treated as a part of the Apocrypha by Protestants, but are regarded as deuterocanonical by Roman Catholics.

  • Powell, Mark Allan, ed. HarperCollins Bible Dictionary. Abridged Edition. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2009.