Esther 9:6
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New International Version
In the citadel of Susa, the Jews killed and destroyed five hundred men.

King James Bible
And in Shushan the palace the Jews slew and destroyed five hundred men.

Darby Bible Translation
And in Shushan the fortress the Jews slew and destroyed five hundred men.

World English Bible
In the citadel of Susa, the Jews killed and destroyed five hundred men.

Young's Literal Translation
and in Shushan the palace have the Jews slain and destroyed five hundred men;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

And in Shushan - It is strange that in this city, where the king's mind must have been so well known, there should be found five hundred persons to rise up in hostility against those whom they knew the king befriended!

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Shushan. See on

Esther 3:15 The posts went out, being hastened by the king's commandment, and the decree was given in Shushan the palace...

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Of the Practice of Piety in Holy Feasting.
Holy feasting is a solemn thanksgiving, appointed by authority, to be rendered to God on some special day, for some extraordinary blessings or deliverances received. Such among the Jews was the feast of the Passover (Exod. xii. 15), to remember to praise God for their deliverance out of Egypt's bondage; or the feast of Purim (Esth. ix. 19, 21), to give thanks for their deliverance from Haman's conspiracy. Such amongst us is the fifth of November, to praise God for the deliverance of the king and
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety

Place of Jesus in the History of the World.
The great event of the History of the world is the revolution by which the noblest portions of humanity have passed from the ancient religions, comprised under the vague name of Paganism, to a religion founded on the Divine Unity, the Trinity, and the Incarnation of the Son of God. It has taken nearly a thousand years to accomplish this conversion. The new religion had itself taken at least three hundred years in its formation. But the origin of the revolution in question with which we have to do
Ernest Renan—The Life of Jesus

Cross References
Esther 9:5
The Jews struck down all their enemies with the sword, killing and destroying them, and they did what they pleased to those who hated them.

Esther 9:7
They also killed Parshandatha, Dalphon, Aspatha,

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