Esther 3:12-13

12 aThen the king’s scribes were summoned on the thirteenth day of the first month, and an edict, according to all that Haman commanded, was written to the king’s bsatraps and to the governors over all the provinces and to the officials of all the peoples, cto every province in its own script and every people in its own language. It was written din the name of King Ahasuerus eand sealed with the king’s signet ring. 13Letters were sent fby couriers to all the king’s provinces with instruction gto destroy, to kill, and to annihilate all Jews, young and old, women and children, hin one day, the thirteenth day of the twelfth month, which is the month of Adar, iand to plunder their goods.
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