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Daughters in the Bible: Esther, a faithful cousin ⋆ Diana Leagh Matthews
Esther was a faithful cousin and adopted daughter to Mordecai. Their relationship is important, because with his guidance, he helped her to save the Jewish people. Mordecai had a cousin named Hadassah, whom he had brought up because she had neither father nor mother. This young woman, who was also known as Esther, had a lovely figure and was beautiful. Mordecai had …