Esther 8:7

Then King Ahasuerus said to Queen Esther and to Mordecai the Jew, “Behold, a I have given Esther the house of Haman, and they have hanged him on the gallows,
Or stake
because he intended to lay hands on the Jews.

Esther 8:9

c The 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 d the satraps and the governors and the officials of the provinces e from India to Ethiopia f 127 provinces g to 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.

Esther 8:11

11 saying that the king allowed the Jews who were in every city h to gather and defend their lives, i to destroy, to kill, and to annihilate any armed force of any people or province that might attack them, children and women included, j and to plunder their goods,

Esther 9:5-6

The Jews struck all their enemies with the sword, killing and destroying them, and did as they pleased to those who hated them. In Susa the citadel itself the Jews killed and destroyed 500 men,

Esther 9:15-16

15 The Jews who were in Susa gathered also on the fourteenth day of the month of Adar and they killed 300 men in Susa, but they laid no hands on the plunder.

16  k Now the rest of the Jews who were in the king’s provinces also l gathered to defend their lives, and got relief from their enemies and killed 75,000 of those who hated them, but they laid no hands on the plunder.
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