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EST 2:7 And he brought up Hadassah, that is, Esther, his uncle's
daughter: for she had neither father nor mother, and the maid was fair
and beautiful; whom Mordecai, when her father and mother were dead, took
for his own daughter.
EST 2:8 So it came to pass, when the king's commandment and his decree
was heard, and when many maidens were gathered together unto Shushan the
palace, to the custody of Hegai, that Esther was brought also unto the
king's house, to the custody of Hegai, keeper of the women.
EST 2:9 And the maiden pleased him, and she obtained kindness of him;
and he speedily gave her her things for purification, with such things
as belonged to her, and seven maidens, which were meet to be given her,
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