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Esther 3:8

Overview - Esther 3
Haman, advanced by the king, and despised by Mordecai, seeks revenge upon all the Jews.
He casts lots.
He obtains by calumniation a decree of the king to put the Jews to death.
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Esther 3:8  (King James Version)
And Haman said unto king Ahasuerus, There is a certain people scattered abroad and dispersed among the people in all the provinces of thy kingdom; and their laws are diverse from all people; neither keep they the king's laws: therefore it is not for the king's profit to suffer them.
 


scattered abroad
Leviticus 26:33 ; Deuteronomy 4:27 ; 30:3 32:26 Nehemiah 1:8 ; Jeremiah 50:17 ; Ezekiel 6:8 ; 11:16
Zechariah 7:14 ; John 7:35 ; James 1:1 ; 1 Peter 1:1

their laws
Ezra 4:12-15 ; Acts 16:20 Acts 16:21 ; Acts 17:6 Acts 17:7 24:5 28:22

for the king's profit to
Hebrew meet, or equal for the king
to, etc.
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