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{Esther 3:8} And Haman 2001 said 559 z8799 unto king 4428 Ahasuerus, 325 There is 3426 a certain 259 people 5971 scattered abroad 6340 z8794 and dispersed 6504 z8794 among x996 the people 5971 in all x3605 the provinces 4082 of thy kingdom; 4438 and their laws 1881 [are] diverse 8138 z8802 from all x4480 x3605 people; 5971 neither x369 keep 6213 z8802 they the king's 4428 laws: 1881 therefore it [is] not x369 for the king's 4428 profit 7737 z8802 to suffer y3240 z8687 x5117 them.
scattered abroad:
"And I will scatter you among the heathen, and will draw out a sword after you: and your land shall be desolate, and your cities waste." {Lev 26:33} + "And the LORD shall scatter you among the nations, and ye shall be left few in number among the heathen, whither the LORD shall lead you." {Deu 4:27} + "That then the LORD thy God will turn thy captivity, and have compassion upon thee, and will return and gather thee from all the nations, whither the LORD thy God hath scattered thee." {Deu 30:3} + "I said, I would scatter them into corners, I would make the remembrance of them to cease from among men:" {Deu 32:26} + "Remember, I beseech thee, the word that thou commandedst thy servant Moses, saying, [If] ye transgress, I will scatter you abroad among the nations:" {Neh 1:8} + "Israel [is] a scattered sheep; the lions have driven [him] away: first the king of Assyria hath devoured him; and last this Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon hath broken his bones." {Jer 50:17} + "Yet will I leave a remnant, that ye may have [some] that shall escape the sword among the nations, when ye shall be scattered through the countries." {Ezk 6:8} + "Therefore say, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Although I have cast them far off among the heathen, and although I have scattered them among the countries, yet will I be to them as a little sanctuary in the countries where they shall come." {Ezk 11:16} + "But I scattered them with a whirlwind among all the nations whom they knew not. Thus the land was desolate after them, that no man passed through nor returned: for they laid the pleasant land desolate." {Zch 7:14} + "Then said the Jews among themselves, Whither will he go, that we shall not find him? will he go unto the dispersed among the Gentiles, and teach the Gentiles?" {Jhn 7:35} + "James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad, greeting." {Jms 1:1} + "Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the strangers scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia," {1Pe 1:1}
their laws:
"Be it known unto the king, that the Jews which came up from thee to us are come unto Jerusalem, building the rebellious and the bad city, and have set up the walls [thereof], and joined the foundations. ... That search may be made in the book of the records of thy fathers: so shalt thou find in the book of the records, and know that this city [is] a rebellious city, and hurtful unto kings and provinces, and that they have moved sedition within the same of old time: for which cause was this city destroyed." {Ezr 4:12-15} + "And brought them to the magistrates, saying, These men, being Jews, do exceedingly trouble our city, ... And teach customs, which are not lawful for us to receive, neither to observe, being Romans." {Act 16:20-21} + "And when they found them not, they drew Jason and certain brethren unto the rulers of the city, crying, These that have turned the world upside down are come hither also; ... Whom Jason hath received: and these all do contrary to the decrees of Caesar, saying that there is another king, [one] Jesus." {Act 17:6-7} + "For we have found this man [a] pestilent [fellow], and a mover of sedition among all the Jews throughout the world, and a ringleader of the sect of the Nazarenes:" {Act 24:5} + "But we desire to hear of thee what thou thinkest: for as concerning this sect, we know that every where it is spoken against." {Act 28:22}
for the king's profit to:
Heb. meet, or equal for the king to, etc

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