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Esther 3:12 NLT

12 So on April 17 the king’s secretaries were summoned, and a decree was written exactly as Haman dictated. It was sent to the king’s highest officers, the governors of the respective provinces, and the nobles of each province in their own scripts and languages. The decree was written in the name of King Xerxes and sealed with the king’s signet ring.

References for Esther 3:12

    • d 3:12 - Hebrew On the thirteenth day of the first month, of the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar. This day was April 17, 474 ; also see note on 2:16 .

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      • a 3:7 - Hebrew in the first month, the month of Nisan. This month of the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar occurred within the months of April and May 474 ; also see note on 2:16 .
      • b 3:7 - As in 3:13, which reads the thirteenth day of the twelfth month, the month of Adar; Hebrew reads in the twelfth month, of the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar. The date selected was March 7, 473 ; also see note on 2:16 .
      • c 3:9 - Hebrew 10,000 talents, about 375 tons or 340 metric tons in weight.
      • d 3:12 - Hebrew On the thirteenth day of the first month, of the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar. This day was April 17, 474 ; also see note on 2:16 .
      • e 3:13 - Hebrew on the thirteenth day of the twelfth month, the month of Adar, of the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar. The date selected was March 7, 473 ; also see note on 2:16 .