Esther 9:26-32 KJV

26 Wherefore they called these days Purim after the name of Pur.a Therefore for all the words of this letter, and of that which they had seen concerning this matter, and which had come unto them,

References for Esther 9:26

    • † 9:26 - Pur: that is, Lot
      27 The Jews ordained , and took upon them, and upon their seed, and upon all such as joined themselves unto them, so as it should not fail ,b that they would keep these two days according to their writing, and according to their appointed time every year * ;

      References for Esther 9:27

        • ‡ 9:27 - fail: Heb. pass
          28 And that these days should be remembered and kept throughout every generation, every family, every province, and every city; and that these days of Purim should not failc from among the Jews, nor the memorial of them perish from their seed.

          References for Esther 9:28

            • ˆ 9:28 - fail: Heb. pass
              29 Then Esther the queen, the daughter of Abihail, and Mordecai the Jew, wrote with all authority,d to confirm this second letter of Purim.

              References for Esther 9:29

                • ‰ 9:29 - authority: Heb. strength
                  30 And he sent the letters unto all the Jews, to the hundred twenty and seven provinces of the kingdom of Ahasuerus, with words of peace and truth,
                  31 To confirm these days of Purim in their times appointed, according as Mordecai the Jew and Esther the queen had enjoined them, and as they had decreed for themselvese and for their seed, the matters of the fastings and their cry.

                  References for Esther 9:31

                    • Š 9:31 - themselves: Heb. their souls
                      32 And the decree of Esther confirmed these matters of Purim; and it was written in the book.