The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon Strong's Number: 635 Browse Lexicon Original WordWord Originrtoaof Persian derivationTransliterated WordTDNT Entry'EcterNonePhonetic SpellingParts of Speeches-tare' Proper Name Feminine DefinitionEsther = "star" the queen of Persia, heroine of the book of Esther - daughter of Abihail, cousin and adopted daughter of Mordecai, of the tribe of Benjamin, made queen by king Ahasuerus to replace divorced queen, Vashti. NAS Word Usage - Total: 55Esther 52, Esther's 3 NAS Verse Count Esther45Total45The Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.Bibliography Information Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for 'Ecter". "The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .