Esther 3:7 NLT

7 So in the month of April, a during the twelfth year of King Xerxes' reign, lots were cast (the lots were called purim) to determine the best day and month to take action. And the day selected was March 7, nearly a year later. b

References for Esther 3:7

    • l 3:7 - Hebrew <I>in the first month, the month of Nisan.</I> This month of the Hebrew lunar calendar occurred in April and May 474 <MS>B.C.</I>; also see note on 2:16.
    • m 3:7 - As in Greek version, which reads <I>the thirteenth day of the twelfth month, the month of Adar</I> (see also 3:13). Hebrew reads <I>in the twelfth month,</I> of the Hebrew calendar. The date selected was March 7, 473 <MS>B.C.</I>; also see note on 2:16.