21 During the time Mordecai was sitting at the king’s gate, Bigthana[a] and Teresh, two of the king’s officers(A) who guarded the doorway, became angry(B) and conspired to assassinate King Xerxes.

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Footnotes

  1. Esther 2:21 Hebrew Bigthan, a variant of Bigthana

17 A quick-tempered person(A) does foolish things,(B)
    and the one who devises evil schemes is hated.(C)

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