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  • (1a) In the second year of the reign of the great King Ahasuerus, on the first day of Nisan, Mordecai, son of Jair, son of Shimei, son of Kish, of the tribe of Benjamin, had a dream. (1b) He was a Jew residing in the city of Susa, a prominent man who served at the king's court, (1c) and one of the captives whom Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon, had taken from Jerusalem with Jeconiah, king of Judah. (1d) This was his dream. There was noise and tumult, thunder and earthquake-confusion upon the earth. (1e) Two great dragons came on, both poised for combat. They uttered a mighty cry, (1f) and at their cry every nation prepared for war, to fight against the race of the just. (1g) It was a dark and gloomy day. Tribulation and distress, evil and great confusion, lay upon the earth. (1h) The whole race of the just were dismayed with fear of the evils to come upon them, and were at the point of destruction. (1i) Then they cried out to God, and as they cried, there appeared to come forth a great river, a flood of water from a little spring. (1j) The light of the sun broke forth; the lowly were exalted and they devoured the nobles. (1k) Having seen this dream and what God intended to do, Mordecai awoke. He kept it in mind, and tried in every way, until night, to understand its meaning. (1l) Mordecai lodged at the court with Bagathan and Thares, two eunuchs of the king who were court guards. (1m) He overheard them plotting, investigated their plans, and discovered that they were preparing to lay hands on King Ahasuerus. So he informed the king about them, (1n) and the king had the two eunuchs questioned and, upon their confession, put to death. (1o) Then the king had these things recorded; Mordecai, too, put them into writing. (1p) The king also appointed Mordecai to serve at the court, and rewarded him for his actions. (1q) Haman, however, son of Hammedatha the Agagite, who was in high honor with the king, sought to harm Mordecai and his people because of the two eunuchs of the king. (Esther 1, 0)

  • After these events King Ahasuerus raised Haman, son of Hammedatha the Agagite, to high rank, seating him above all his fellow officials. (Esther 3, 1)

  • All the king's servants who were at the royal gate would kneel and bow down to Haman, for that is what the king had ordered in his regard. Mordecai, however, would not kneel and bow down. (Esther 3, 2)

  • When they had reminded him day after day and he would not listen to them, they informed Haman, to see whether Mordecai's explanation was acceptable, since he had told them that he was a Jew. (Esther 3, 4)

  • When Haman observed that Mordecai would not kneel and bow down to him, he was filled with anger. (Esther 3, 5)

  • Moreover, he thought it was not enough to lay hands on Mordecai alone. Since they had told Haman of Mordecai's nationality, he sought to destroy all the Jews, Mordecai's people, throughout the realm of King Ahasuerus. (Esther 3, 6)

  • In the first month, Nisan, in the twelfth year of King Ahasuerus, the pur, or lot, was cast in Haman's presence to determine the day and the month for the destruction of Mordecai's people on a single day, and the lot fell on the thirteenth day of the twelfth month, Adar. (Esther 3, 7)

  • Then Haman said to King Ahasuerus: "Dispersed among the nations throughout the provinces of your kingdom, there is a certain people living apart, with laws differing from those of every other people. They do not obey the laws of the king, and so it is not proper for the king to tolerate them. (Esther 3, 8)

  • The king took the signet ring from his hand and gave it to Haman, son of Hammedatha the Agagite, the enemy of the Jews. (Esther 3, 10)

  • "The silver you may keep," the king said to Haman, "but as for this people, do with them whatever you please." (Esther 3, 11)

  • So the royal scribes were summoned; and on the thirteenth day of the first month they wrote, at the dictation of Haman, an order to the royal satraps, the governors of every province, and the officials of every people, to each province in its own script and to each people in its own language. It was written in the name of King Ahasuerus and sealed with the royal signet ring. (Esther 3, 12)

  • and Mordecai told him all that had happened, as well as the exact amount of silver Haman had promised to pay to the royal treasury for the slaughter of the Jews. (Esther 4, 7)


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