The King’s Edict in Behalf of the Jews

That same day King Xerxes gave Queen Esther the estate of Haman,(A) the enemy of the Jews. And Mordecai came into the presence of the king, for Esther had told how he was related to her.

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On the thirteenth day of the twelfth month, the month of Adar,(A) the edict commanded by the king was to be carried out. On this day the enemies of the Jews had hoped to overpower them, but now the tables were turned and the Jews got the upper hand(B) over those who hated them.(C)

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Saying 11

10 Do not move an ancient boundary stone(A)
    or encroach on the fields of the fatherless,
11 for their Defender(B) is strong;(C)
    he will take up their case against you.(D)

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