12 (A)Then 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 (B)satraps and to the governors over all the provinces and to the officials of all the peoples, (C)to every province in its own script and every people in its own language. It was written (D)in the name of King Ahasuerus (E)and sealed with the king's signet ring.

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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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