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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 8:9 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

On the twenty-third day of the third month (that is, the month Sivan),[a] the royal scribes were summoned. Everything was written exactly as Mordecai ordered for the Jews, to the satraps, the governors, and the officials of the 127 provinces from India[b] to Cush. The edict was written for each province in its own script, for each ethnic group in its own language, and to the Jews in their own script and language.

Footnotes:

  1. Esther 8:9 = May–June
  2. Esther 8:9 = modern Pakistan

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