The King's Banquets

Now in the days of Ahasuerus, the Ahasuerus who reigned (A)from India to Ethiopia over (B)127 provinces,

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Daniel's Prayer for His People

(A)In the first year of (B)Darius the son of Ahasuerus, by descent a (C)Mede, who was made king over the realm of the (D)Chaldeans—

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(A)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 (B)the satraps and the governors and the officials of the provinces (C)from India to Ethiopia, (D)127 provinces, (E)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.

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Daniel and the Lions' Den

It pleased Darius to set over the kingdom (A)120 (B)satraps, to be throughout the whole kingdom;

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30 Letters were sent to all the Jews, (A)to the 127 provinces of the kingdom of Ahasuerus, in words of peace and truth,

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And in the reign of (A)Ahasuerus, in the beginning of his reign, they wrote an accusation against the inhabitants of Judah and Jerusalem.

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Now the king heard concerning Tirhakah king of (A)Cush,[a] “He has set out to fight against you.” And when he heard it, he sent messengers to Hezekiah, saying,

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 37:9 Probably Nubia

An Oracle Concerning Cush

18 Ah, land of (A)whirring wings
    that is beyond the rivers of (B)Cush,[a]

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 18:1 Probably Nubia

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