16 Meanwhile, the remainder of the Jews who were in the king’s provinces also assembled to protect themselves and get relief(A) from their enemies.(B) They killed seventy-five thousand of them(C) but did not lay their hands on the plunder.(D)

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22 as the time when the Jews got relief(A) from their enemies, and as the month when their sorrow was turned into joy and their mourning into a day of celebration.(B) He wrote them to observe the days as days of feasting and joy and giving presents of food(C) to one another and gifts to the poor.(D)

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