10 Then he said to them, “Go your way. Eat the fat and drink sweet wine and (A)send portions to anyone who has nothing ready, for this day is holy to our Lord. And do not be grieved, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.”

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12 And all the people went their way to eat and drink and to send portions and to make great rejoicing, because (A)they had understood the words that were declared to them.

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22 as the days on which the Jews got relief from their enemies, and as the month that had been turned for them from sorrow into gladness and from mourning into (A)a holiday; that they should make them days of feasting and gladness, days for sending gifts of food to one another and gifts to the poor.

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