Esther 8:17

Overview - Esther 8
Mordecai is advanced.
Esther makes suit to reverse Haman's letters.
Ahasuerus grants to the Jews to defend themselves.
15 Mordecai's honour, and the Jews' joy.
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Esther 8:17  (King James Version)
And in every province, and in every city, whithersoever the king's commandment and his decree came, the Jews had joy and gladness, a feast and a good day. And many of the people of the land became Jews; for the fear of the Jews fell upon them.

a feast
Esther 9:17 Esther 9:19 Esther 9:22 1 Samuel 25:8 ; Nehemiah 8:10

many of the people
Psalms 18:43 ; Zechariah 8:20-23

for the fear
9:2 Genesis 35:5 ; Exodus 15:16 ; Deuteronomy 2:25 ; 11:25