1 G1722 For in G1063 G3588 the G1428 twelfth G3376 month, G3588 on the G5151.2 thirteenth G3588 of the G3376 month, G3739 which G1510.2.3 is G77.1 Adar, G3918 [7were at hand G3588 1the G1121 2letters G3588 G1125 3written G3844 4by G3588 5the G935 6king].
2 G2532 And G1722 in G1473 that G3588 G2250 day G622 [5were destroyed G3588 1the G480 2adversaries G3588 3of the G* 4Jews], G3762 [4no one G1063 G1063 1for G436 5opposed G5399 2fearing G1473 3them].
3 G3588 For the G1063 G758 rulers G3588 of the G4568.2 satraps, G2532 and G3588 the G5181 sovereigns, G2532 and G3588 the G937 royal G1122 scribes G5091 esteemed G3588 the G* Jews, G3754 for G3588 the G5401 fear G* of Mordecai G1945 rested upon G1473 them.
4 G4363 [6fell G1063 1For G3588 2the G4366.2 3order G3588 4of the G935 5king] G3687 for him to be named G1722 in G3956 all G3588 the G932 kingdom.
6 G2532 And G1722 in G* Shushan G3588 the G4172 city G615 the Jews killed G3588 G* G435 [2men G4001 1five hundred] --
8 G2532 and G* Poratha, G2532 and G* Adalia, G2532 and G* Aridatha G2532 and G* Parmashta, G2532 and G* Arisai,
10 G2532 even G3588 the G1176 ten G5207 sons G* of Haman, G* son of Hammedatha G* the Bougean, G3588 the G2190 enemy G3588 of the G* Jews; G2532 but G3756 they plundered not G1283 G1722 in G1473 that G3588 G2250 day.
11 G1929 And was given G1161 G706 the number G3588 to the G935 king G3588 of the G622 ones being destroyed G1722 in G* Shushan.
12 G2036 [4said G1161 1And G3588 2the G935 3king] G4314 to G* Esther, G622 The Jews destroyed G3588 G* G1722 in G* Shushan G435 [2men G4001 1five hundred] G1722 in G3588 the G4172 city; G1722 and in G1161 G3588 the G4066 place round about, G4459 how G3633 do you imagine G5530 they were treated? G5100 What G3767 then G515 do you still petition, G2089 G2532 for G1510.8.3 it will be G1473 yours?
13 G2532 And G2036 Esther said G* G3588 to the G935 king, G1325 Let it be given G3588 for the G* Jews G5530 to deal G5615 likewise G3588 G839 tomorrow, G5620 so as far G3588 the G1176 ten G5207 sons G* of Haman G2910 to hang.
14 G2532 And G2010 [3committed it G3588 1the G935 2king] G3779 so G1096 to be. G2532 And G1620 he displayed G3588 to the G* Jews G3588 of the G4172 city G3588 the G4983 bodies G3588 of the G5207 sons G* of Haman G2910 to hang.
15 G2532 And G4863 [3gathered together G3588 1the G* 2Jews] G1722 in G* Shushan G3588 on the G5065 fourteenth day G3588 G77.1 of Adar, G2532 and G615 they killed G435 [2men G5145 1three hundred], G2532 but G3762 nothing G1283 they plundered.
16 G3588 And the G1161 G3062 rest G3588 of the G* Jews, G3588 of the ones G1722 in G3588 the G932 kingdom, G4863 gathered together G2532 and G1438 helped themselves, G997 G2532 and G373 gained rest G575 from G3588 the G4170.2 warlike men; G622 for they destroyed G1063 G1473 of them, G3461 [2ten thousands G2033 1seven], G4000 and five thousand men G3588 on the G5151.2 thirteenth G3588 G77.1 of Adar, G2532 but G3762 [2nothing G1283 1they plundered].
17 G2532 And G373 they rested G3588 on the G5065 fourteenth G3588 of the G1473 same G3376 month, G2532 and G71 they celebrated G1473 it G2250 as a day G372 of rest G3326 with G5479 joy G2532 and G2167 gladness.
18 G3588 And the G1161 G* Jews G1722 in G* Shushan G3588 the G4172 city G4863 gathered together G2532 also G3588 on the G5065 fourteenth G2532 and G373 rested. G71 But they celebrated G1161 G2532 even G3588 on the G4003 fifteenth G3326 with G5479 joy G2532 and G2167 gladness.
19 G1223 Because of G3778 this G3767 then G3588 the G* Jews, G3588 the G1289 ones being disseminated G1722 in G3956 every G5561 place G3588 G1854 outside, G71 celebrate G3588 on the G5065 fourteenth G3588 G77.1 of Adar, G2250 [2day G18 1a good] G3326 with G2167 gladness, G649 [2sending G3310 3portions G1538 1each] G3588 to his G4139 neighbor.
20 G1125 [3wrote G1161 1And G* 2Mordecai] G3588 G3056 these words G3778 G1519 in G975 a scroll G2532 and G1821 sent them G3588 to the G* Jews, G3745 as many as G1510.7.6 were G1722 in G3588 the G* kingdom of Artaxerxes, G932 G3588 to the ones G1451 near G2532 and G3588 to the ones G3112 far;
21 G2476 to establish G3588 G2250 these days G3778 G18 as good days, G71 and to celebrate both G5037 G3588 the G5065 fourteenth G2532 and G3588 the G4003 fifteenth G3588 G77.1 of Adar.
22 G1722 For in G1063 G3778 these G3588 G2250 days G373 [3gained rest G3588 1the G* 2Jews] G575 from G3588 G2190 their enemies. G1473 G2532 And G3588 the G3376 month G1722 in G3739 which G4762 things turned G1473 for them, G3739 which G1510.7.3 was G77.1 Adar, G575 from G3997 mourning G1519 to G5479 joy, G2532 and G575 from G3601 grief G1519 to G18 good G2250 days, G71 was to celebrate G3650 entirely G1519 for G18 good G2250 days G1062 of wedding feasts G2532 and G2167 gladness, G1821 sending G3310 gift portions G3588 to their G5384 friends G2532 and G3588 to the G4434 poor.
23 G2532 And G4327 [3favorably received it G3588 1the G* 2Jews] G2531 as G1125 [2wrote G1473 3to them G3588 G* 1Mordecai],
24 G4459 of how G* Haman G* son of Hammedatha G3588 the G* Macedonian G4170 waged war G1473 against them; G2531 as G5087 he ordained G5585.1 a referendum G2532 and G2819 the lot, G853 to obliterate G1473 them;
25 G2532 and G5613 how G1525 he entered G4314 to G3588 the G935 king, G3004 telling him G2910 to hang G3588 G* Mordecai. G3745 But as much as G1161 G2021 he attempted G1863 to bring G1909 [2upon G3588 3the G* 4Jews G2556 1bad things], G1909 upon G1473 himself G1096 it came to pass; G2532 and G2910 he was hanged, G1473 he G2532 and G3588 G5043 his children. G1473
26 G1223 On account of G3778 this G1941 they call G3588 G2250 these days G3778 G5431.3 Purim G1223 because G3588 of the G2819 lots, G3754 (for G3588 in G1258 their dialect G1473 G2564 they are called G5431.3 purim), G1223 because of G3588 the G3056 words G3588 G1992 of this letter, G3778 G2532 and G3745 as much as G3958 they suffered G1223 on account of G1473 it, G2532 and G3745 as much as G1473 happened to them G1096 G2532 and G2476 was stopped.
27 G2532 And G4327 [3favorably received it G3588 1the G* 2Jews] G1909 for G1438 themselves, G2532 and G1909 for G3588 G4690 their seed, G1473 G2532 and G1909 for G3588 the ones G4388 purposed G1909 unto G1473 them to observe it -- G3761 nor G3375 in fact G247 [2otherwise G5530 1shall they treat it]. G3588 And G1161 G2250 these days G3778 G3422 were a memorial G2005 being completed G2596 according to G1074 generation G2532 and G1074 generation, G2532 and G4172 city, G2532 and G3965 family, G2532 and G5561 place.
28 G3588 G1161 And G2250 these days G3778 G71 were celebrated G1519 for G3588 G537 all G5550 time, G2532 and G3588 G3422 their memorial G1473 G3766.2 in no way G1587 should fail G2193 unto G1074 generations.
29 G2532 And G1125 [6wrote G* 1Esther G3588 2the G938 3queen G2364 4daughter G* 5of Abihail], G2532 and G* Mordecai G3588 the G* Jew, G3745 as much as G4160 they did, G3588 and G2532 G4733 the confirmation G3588 of the G1992 letter G3588 of the G5431.3 purim.
31 G2532 And G* [3Mordecai G2532 4and G* 5Esther G3588 6the G938 7queen G2476 1they established G1438 2to themselves] G2596 for G1438 themselves; G2532 and G5119 then G2476 establishing G2596 according to G3588 G3521 their fasting G1473 G2532 and G3588 G1012 their counsel. G1473