Esther 6:1, On that night the king could not sleep.
The verse appears straightforward – the king was unable to sleep on that particular night, seemingly by chance. Had King Ahasuerus been able to sleep soundly that night, Esther’s story would have concluded in chapter 5.
This particular book is regarded as the least spiritual among the 66 books of the Bible as it does not mention the name of God even once. Esther, the book’s protagonist, is never quoted in the New Testament, and it is also the sole Old Testament book that does not appear in the Dead Sea Scrolls. This has led some scholars to question its inclusion in the canonization of the Old Testament, labeling it a secular book. Maybe by coincidence too.
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