A copy of the text of the edict was to be issued as law in every province and made known to the people of every nationality so that the Jews would be ready on that day to avenge themselves on their enemies.
The copy of the writing, for a commandment to be given
in every province, was published to all people
A copy of the letters sent to the governors of provinces; the sum
and substance of them was published by an herald, or fixed in
public places, that all might know the contents thereof; and take
care not to assault the Jews, as it would be to their peril:
and that the Jews should be ready against that day to
avenge themselves on their enemies;
Abendana thinks this is to be restrained to those that were of
the seed of Amalek, who were their principal enemies; but no
doubt it includes all that should rise up against them.