Mordecai

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Mordecai

(môr`dēkī, môr'dēkā`ī), cousin and guardian of EstherEsther
, book of the Bible. It is the tale of the beautiful Jewish woman Esther [Heb.,= Hadassah], who is chosen as queen by the Persian King Ahasuerus (Xerxes I or II) after he has repudiated his previous wife, Vashti.
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Mordecai

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Old Testament the cousin of Esther who averted a massacre of the Jews (Esther 2--9)

Mordecai

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Old Testament the cousin of Esther who averted a massacre of the Jews (Esther 2--9)
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