10 And King Ahasuerus imposed tribute on the land and on athe islands of the sea. 2 Now all the acts of his power and his might, and the account of the greatness of Mordecai, bto which the king 1advanced him, are they not written in the book of the cchronicles of the kings of Media and Persia? 3 For Mordecai the Jew was dsecond to King Ahasuerus, and was great among the Jews and well received by the multitude of his brethren, eseeking the good of his people and speaking peace to all his 2countrymen.
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