Esther 1:1; Esther 8:9

Esther Illustration

Esther

The King's Banquets

Now in the days of Ahasuerus, the Ahasuerus who reigned afrom India to Ethiopia over b127 provinces,


zThe king's scribes were summoned at that time, in the third month, which is the month of Sivan, on the twenty-third day. And an edict was written, according to all that Mordecai commanded concerning the Jews, to athe satraps and the governors and the officials of the provinces bfrom India to Ethiopia, b127 provinces, cto each province in its own script and to each people in its own language, and also to the Jews in their script and their language.