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{Esther 3:12} Then were the king's 4428 scribes 5608 z8802 called 7121 z8735 on the thirteenth 7969 6240 day 3117 of the first 7223 month, 2320 and there was written 3789 z8735 according to all x3605 that x834 Haman 2001 had commanded 6680 z8765 unto x413 the king's 4428 lieutenants, 323 and to x413 the governors 6346 that x834 [were] over x5921 every province, 4082 and to x413 the rulers 8269 of every people 5971 of every province 4082 according to the writing 3791 thereof, and [to] every people 5971 after their language; 3956 in the name 8034 of king 4428 Ahasuerus 325 was it written, 3789 z8737 and sealed 2856 z8738 with the king's 4428 ring. 2885
Then were:
"Then were the king's scribes called at that time in the third month, that [is], the month Sivan, on the three and twentieth [day] thereof; and it was written according to all that Mordecai commanded unto the Jews, and to the lieutenants, and the deputies and rulers of the provinces which [are] from India unto Ethiopia, an hundred twenty and seven provinces, unto every province according to the writing thereof, and unto every people after their language, and to the Jews according to their writing, and according to their language. ... And in every province, and in every city, whithersoever the king's commandment and his decree came, the Jews had joy and gladness, a feast and a good day. And many of the people of the land became Jews; for the fear of the Jews fell upon them." {Est 8:9-17}
scribes:
or, secretaries
according:
"For he sent letters into all the king's provinces, into every province according to the writing thereof, and to every people after their language, that every man should bear rule in his own house, and that [it] should be published according to the language of every people." {Est 1:22} + "Then were the king's scribes called at that time in the third month, that [is], the month Sivan, on the three and twentieth [day] thereof; and it was written according to all that Mordecai commanded unto the Jews, and to the lieutenants, and the deputies and rulers of the provinces which [are] from India unto Ethiopia, an hundred twenty and seven provinces, unto every province according to the writing thereof, and unto every people after their language, and to the Jews according to their writing, and according to their language." {Est 8:9} + "The Jews ordained, and took upon them, and upon their seed, and upon all such as joined themselves unto them, so as it should not fail, that they would keep these two days according to their writing, and according to their [appointed] time every year;" {Est 9:27}
in the name:
"So she wrote letters in Ahab's name, and sealed [them] with his seal, and sent the letters unto the elders and to the nobles that [were] in his city, dwelling with Naboth." {1Kg 21:8} + "Now, O king, establish the decree, and sign the writing, that it be not changed, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which altereth not." {Dan 6:8} + "Then they came near, and spake before the king concerning the king's decree; Hast thou not signed a decree, that every man that shall ask [a petition] of any God or man within thirty days, save of thee, O king, shall be cast into the den of lions? The king answered and said, The thing [is] true, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which altereth not." {Dan 6:12} + "Then these men assembled unto the king, and said unto the king, Know, O king, that the law of the Medes and Persians [is], That no decree nor statute which the king establisheth may be changed." {Dan 6:15}
sealed:
"And the king took off his ring, which he had taken from Haman, and gave it unto Mordecai. And Esther set Mordecai over the house of Haman." {Est 8:2} + "Write ye also for the Jews, as it liketh you, in the king's name, and seal [it] with the king's ring: for the writing which is written in the king's name, and sealed with the king's ring, may no man reverse." {Est 8:8} + "And he wrote in the king Ahasuerus' name, and sealed [it] with the king's ring, and sent letters by posts on horseback, [and] riders on mules, camels, [and] young dromedaries:" {Est 8:10}

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