3 For Mordechai HaYehudi was next unto HaMelech Achashverosh, and gadol among the Yehudim, and esteemed of the multitude of his achim, seeking the tov of his people, and speaking shalom to all their zera. [T.N. The following book was written during the Sixth Century B.C.E. by Daniel HaNavi. See Mt.24:15.]