Chris Juby

Every chapter of the Bible in 140 characters or less.

I summarised the Bible on Twitter between Aug 2010 and Nov 2013 - one tweet per chapter, one chapter per day.

The @biblesummary account peaked at over 30,000 followers, and was featured in the news all over the world.

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Esther

Est1: King Ahasuerus gave a feast for all his officials. Queen Vashti refused to come to him, so the wise men advised him to replace her.

tweet 8 Oct 2011. Esther 1. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Est2: Mordecai raised Esther. She was taken into the king's harem and was chosen as queen. Mordecai told Esther of a plot against the king.

tweet 9 Oct 2011. Esther 2. Read this chapter in full. # 1 comment

Est3: Ahasuerus promoted Haman, but Mordecai would not bow to him. Haman asked to destroy the Jews. The king gave his seal for the decree.

tweet 10 Oct 2011. Esther 3. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Est4: Mordecai asked Esther to plead with the king. Esther said, "Hold a fast. I will go to the king against the law, and if I die, I die."

tweet 11 Oct 2011. Esther 4. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Est5: Esther won favour with the king. She said, "Let the king and Haman come to a feast tomorrow." Haman built a gallows to hang Mordecai.

tweet 12 Oct 2011. Esther 5. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Est6: That night the king read about the plot against him. Haman came to ask about hanging Mordecai. The king told Haman to honour Mordecai.

tweet 13 Oct 2011. Esther 6. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Est7: At the feast, the king asked Esther, "What is your request?" She said, "My people have been sold by Haman." The king had Haman hanged.

tweet 14 Oct 2011. Esther 7. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Est8: The king gave his ring to Mordecai. Mordecai sent letters to the provinces allowing the Jews to defend themselves. The Jews rejoiced.

tweet 15 Oct 2011. Esther 8. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Est9: On the day of the king's decree, the Jews destroyed their enemies. Mordecai wrote to all the Jews and established the Feast of Purim.

tweet 16 Oct 2011. Esther 9. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Est10: Mordecai the Jew was second only to King Ahasuerus.

tweet 17 Oct 2011. Esther 10. Read this chapter in full. # 1 comment

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