New Living Translation
So the Jews accepted Mordecai's proposal and adopted this annual custom.
King James Bible
And the Jews undertook to do as they had begun, and as Mordecai had written unto them;
Darby Bible Translation
And the Jews undertook to do as they had begun, and as Mordecai had written to them.
World English Bible
The Jews accepted the custom that they had begun, as Mordecai had written to them;
Young's Literal Translation
And the Jews have received that which they had begun to do, and that which Mordecai hath written unto them,
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CommentaryEsther 9:23 Parallel Commentaries
He told them to celebrate these days with feasting and gladness and by giving gifts of food to each other and presents to the poor. This would commemorate a time when the Jews gained relief from their enemies, when their sorrow was turned into gladness and their mourning into joy.
Haman son of Hammedatha the Agagite, the enemy of the Jews, had plotted to crush and destroy them on the date determined by casting lots (the lots were called [purim]).
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