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19 If it pleases the king, let a royal [a]decree go out from him, and let it be recorded in the laws of the Persians and the Medes, so that it will (A)not [b]be altered, that Vashti shall come no more before King Ahasuerus; and let the king give her royal position to another who is better than she.

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  1. Esther 1:19 Lit. word
  2. Esther 1:19 pass away

Now, O king, establish the decree and sign the writing, so that it cannot be changed, according to the (A)law of the Medes and Persians, which [a]does not alter.”

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  1. Daniel 6:8 Lit. does not pass away

12 (A)And they went before the king, and spoke concerning the king’s decree: “Have you not signed a decree that every man who petitions any god or man within thirty days, except you, O king, shall be cast into the den of lions?”

The king answered and said, “The thing is true, (B)according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which [a]does not alter.”

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  1. Daniel 6:12 Lit. does not pass away

15 Then these men [a]approached the king, and said to the king, “Know, O king, that it is (A)the law of the Medes and Persians that no decree or statute which the king establishes may be changed.”

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  1. Daniel 6:15 Lit. thronged before

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