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HADASSAH (ha-dăs'a, a myrtle). Daughter of Abihail, who became Esther, queen of Xerxes, KJV, Ahasuerus (Esth.2.7, Esth.2.15).

HADASSAH hə dăs’ ə (הֲדַסָּ֗ה, myrtle). The original Heb. name of Esther (Esth 2:7).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

The Hebrew name (Es 2:7) formerly borne by ESTHER (which see).