Esther 10
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Other Things King Ahasuerus Did

1King Ahasuerus imposed tributea on the land and on the islands of the sea. 2Now as to all the powerful and great deeds of Ahasuerus, along with an exact statement about the high positionb of Mordecai to which the king promoted him, these things are written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Media and Persia, are they not? 3Indeed, Mordecai the Jew was second in authority onlyc to King Ahasuerus and was a powerful officiald among the Jewish people. Mordecaie was accepted favorably by his many kinsmen, and he sought the good of his countrymen and spoke out for the welfare of all his people.f

a 10:1 i.e. a kind of tax
b 10:2 Lit. greatness
c 10:3 Lit. second to King
d 10:3 Or great
e 10:3 Lit. He
f 10:3 Lit. his see

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