In the twelfth year of King Xerxes, in the first month, the month of Nisan, the pur(A) (that is, the lot(B)) was cast in the presence of Haman to select a day and month. And the lot fell on[a] the twelfth month, the month of Adar.(C)

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  1. Esther 3:7 Septuagint; Hebrew does not have And the lot fell on.
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33 The lot is cast(A) into the lap,
    but its every decision(B) is from the Lord.(C)

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