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Ahasuerus’ power


10:1 And the king Ahasuerus laid a tax on the land, and on the isles of the sea.
10:2 And all the acts of his authority and of his might, and the declaration of the greatness of Mordecaiמָרְדְּכַי
Transliteration:mārdᵊḵay Pronunciation; mor-dek-ah’-ee “little man” or “worshiper of Mars” cousin and adoptive father of queen Esther; son of Jair of the tribe of Benjamin; deliverer under Divine providence of the children of Israel from the destruction plotted by Haman the chief minister of Ahasuerus; institutor of the feast of Purim For more info click here
, with which the king advanced him, aren’t they written in the Book of the Matters of the Days of the kings of Media and Persia?

Mordecai’s advancement and power


10:3 For Mordecaiמָרְדְּכַי
Transliteration:mārdᵊḵay Pronunciation; mor-dek-ah’-ee “little man” or “worshiper of Mars” cousin and adoptive father of queen Esther; son of Jair of the tribe of Benjamin; deliverer under Divine providence of the children of Israel from the destruction plotted by Haman the chief minister of Ahasuerus; institutor of the feast of Purim For more info click here
the Jew was next to king Ahasuerus, and great among the Jews, and accepted of the multitude of his brothers, seeking the welfare of his people, and speaking peace to all his seed.

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