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Esther 3:12 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

12 The royal scribes were summoned on the thirteenth day of the first month, and the order was written exactly as Haman commanded. It was intended for the royal satraps, the governors of each of the provinces, and the officials of each ethnic group and written for each province in its own script and to each ethnic group in its own language. It was written in the name of King Ahasuerus and sealed with the royal signet ring.

Esther 3:14 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

14 A copy of the text, issued as law throughout every province, was distributed to all the peoples so that they might get ready for that day.

Esther 8:13 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

13 A copy of the text, issued as law throughout every province, was distributed to all the peoples so the Jews could be ready to avenge themselves against their enemies on that day.

Esther 8:17 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

17 In every province and every city, wherever the king’s command and his law reached, joy and rejoicing took place among the Jews. There was a celebration and a holiday.[a] And many of the ethnic groups of the land professed themselves to be Jews because fear of the Jews had overcome them.

Footnotes:

  1. Esther 8:17 Lit good day

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