Thus the Jewssmote all their enemies with the stroke of the sword, and slaughter, and destruction, and did what they would unto those that hated them.
And in Shushan the palace the Jewsslew and destroyedfivehundredmen.7
And Parshandatha, and Dalphon, and Aspatha,8
And Poratha, and Adalia, and Aridatha,9
And Parmashta, and Arisai, and Aridai, and Vajezatha,10
The tensons of Haman the son of Hammedatha, the enemy of the Jews,slew they; but on the spoillaid they not their hand.11
On that day the number of those that were slain in Shushan the palace was broughtbefore the king.12
And the kingsaid unto Esther the queen, The Jews have slain and destroyedfivehundredmen in Shushan the palace, and the tensons of Haman; what have they done in the rest of the king'sprovinces? now what is thy petition? and it shall be granted thee: or what is thy requestfurther? and it shall be done .
Then saidEsther, If it please the king, let it be granted to the Jews which are in Shushan to do to morrow also according unto this day'sdecree, and let Haman'satensons be hanged upon the gallows.14
And the kingcommanded it so to be done : and the decree was given at Shushan; and they hangedHaman'stensons.15
For the Jews that were in Shushan gathered themselves together on the fourteenthday also of the monthAdar, and slewthreehundredmen at Shushan; but on the prey they laid not their hand.