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Feast of Purim, or Lots, The


1. Instituted by Mordecai. Es 9:20.

2. To commemorate the defeat of Haman’s wicked design. Es 3:7-15; 9:24-26.

3. Began fourteenth of twelfth month. Es 9:17.

4. Lasted two days. Es 9:21.

5. Mode of celebrating. Es 9:17-19,22.

6. The Jews bound themselves to keep. Es 9:27,28.

7. Confirmed by royal authority. Es 9:29-32.