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Esther 9:22 NLT

22 He told them to celebrate these days with feasting and gladness and by giving gifts of food to each other and presents to the poor. This would commemorate a time when the Jews gained relief from their enemies, when their sorrow was turned into gladness and their mourning into joy.

Study tools for Esther 9:22

  • a 9:1 - Hebrew on the thirteenth day of the twelfth month, the month of Adar, of the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar. This day was March 7, 473 ; also see note on 2:16 .
  • b 9:15 - Hebrew the fourteenth day of the month of Adar, of the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar. This day was March 8, 473 ; also see note on 2:16 .
  • c 9:17 - Hebrew on the thirteenth day of the month of Adar, and on the fourteenth day they rested. These days were March 7 and 8, 473 ; also see note on 2:16 .
  • d 9:18 - Hebrew killed their enemies on the thirteenth day and the fourteenth day, and then rested on the fifteenth day, of the Hebrew month of Adar.
  • e 9:19 - Hebrew on the fourteenth day of the month of Adar. This day of the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar occurs in February or March.
  • f 9:21 - Hebrew on the fourteenth and fifteenth days of Adar, of the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar.