9 1So the king's scribes were called at that time in the third month (that is, the month Sivan ), on the twenty-third * day; and it was written according to all that Mordecai commanded to the Jews, the satraps, the governors and the princes of the provinces which extended 2from India to Ethiopia, 127 * * provinces, to 3every province according to its script, and to every people according to their language as well as to the Jews according to their script and their language.