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Bible Encyclopedias

The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia

Hadassah

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Earlier name of Esther, Mordecai's cousin (Esther 2:7). The name "Hadassah" occurs here only. It is not given by the Septuagint. In the Vulgate the name is given as "Edissa." See ESTHER.

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Singer, Isidore, Ph.D, Projector and Managing Editor. Entry for 'Hadassah'. 1901 The Jewish Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tje/h/hadassah.html. 1901.

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