Esther 2:12

Overview - Esther 2
Out of the choice of virgins a queen is to be chosen.
Mordecai the nursing father of Esther.
Esther preferred before the rest.
12 The manner of purification, and going in to the king.
15 Esther best pleasing the king, is made queen.
21 Mordecai discovering a treason, is recorded in the chronicles.
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Esther 2:12  (King James Version)
Now when every maid's turn was come to go in to king Ahasuerus, after that she had been twelve months, according to the manner of the women, (for so were the days of their purifications accomplished, to wit, six months with oil of myrrh, and six months with sweet odours, and with other things for the purifying of the women;)

M. 3546. B.C. 458. to go in.
1 Thessalonians 4:4 1 Thessalonians 4:5

six months
Proverbs 7:17 ; Solomon 3:6 ; Isaiah 57:9 ; Luke 7:37 Luke 7:38