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Esther 3:6 NLT

6 He had learned of Mordecai’s nationality, so he decided it was not enough to lay hands on Mordecai alone. Instead, he looked for a way to destroy all the Jews throughout the entire empire of Xerxes.

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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 .