Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

In the first month, that is, the month Nisan, in the twelfth year of king Ahasuerus, they cast Pur, that is, the lot, before Haman from day to day, and from month to month, to the twelfth month, that is, the month Adar.

The first month

General references

Bible References

The first month

Nehemiah 2:1
Now I was cupbearer to the king. And it came to pass in the month Nisan, in the twentieth year of Artaxerxes the king, when wine was before him, that I took up the wine, and gave it to the king. Now I had not [formerly] been sad in

They cast pur

Esther 9:24
because Haman the son of Hammedatha, the Agagite, the enemy of all the Jews, had plotted against the Jews to destroy them, and had cast Pur, that is the lot, to consume them, and to destroy them.
Proverbs 16:33
The lot is cast into the lap, but the whole disposing thereof is of LORD.
Ezekiel 21:21
For the king of Babylon stood at the parting of the way, at the head of the two ways, to use divination. He shook the arrows to and fro. He consulted the teraphim. He looked in the liver.
Matthew 27:35
And when they crucified him, they divided his garments, casting lots.

Adar

Esther 9:1
Now in the twelfth month, which is the month Adar, on the thirteenth day of the same, when the king's commandment and his decree drew near to be put in execution on the day that the enemies of the Jews hoped to have rule over them
Ezra 6:15
And this house was finished on the third day of the month Adar, which was in the sixth year of the reign of Darius the king.

General references

Psalm 83:4
They have said, Come, and let us cut them off from being a nation, that the name of Israel may be no more in remembrance.
Proverbs 24:2
For their heart meditates oppression, and their lips talk of mischief.