Esther 3:7 NLT

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

References for Esther 3:7

    • 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 .

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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 .