24 For Haman son of Hammedatha, the Agagite,(A) the enemy of all the Jews, had plotted against the Jews to destroy them and had cast the pur(B) (that is, the lot(C)) for their ruin and destruction.(D)

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26 (Therefore these days were called Purim, from the word pur.(A)) Because of everything written in this letter and because of what they had seen and what had happened to them,

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