New King James Version
11 By these letters the king permitted the Jews who were in every city to (A)gather together and protect their lives—to (B)destroy, kill, and annihilate all the forces of any people or province that would assault them, both little children and women, and to plunder their possessions,Read full chapter
New International Version
11 The king’s edict granted the Jews in every city the right to assemble and protect themselves; to destroy, kill and annihilate the armed men of any nationality or province who might attack them and their women and children,[a] and to plunder(A) the property of their enemies.
- Esther 8:11 Or province, together with their women and children, who might attack them;