16 The rest of the Jews in the royal provinces assembled, defended themselves, and got rid ofa their enemies. They killed 75,000b of those who hated them, but they did not seizec any plunder.

References for Esther 9:16

    • f 9:16 - Lit and gained relief from
    • g 9:16 - Some LXX mss read 10,107; other LXX mss read 15,000
    • h 9:16 - Lit not put their hands on