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Esther 9:23

    Esther 9:23 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the Jews undertook to do as they had begun, and as Mordecai had written unto them;

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the Jews undertook to do as they had begun, and as Mordecai had written to them;

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And the Jews undertook to do as they had begun, and as Mordecai had written unto them;

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And the Jews gave their word to go on as they had been doing and as Mordecai had given them orders in writing;

    Webster's Revision

    And the Jews undertook to do as they had begun, and as Mordecai had written unto them;

    World English Bible

    The Jews accepted the custom that they had begun, as Mordecai had written to them;

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the Jews undertook to do as they had begun, and as Mordecai had written unto them;

    Clarke's Commentary on Esther 9:23

    The Jews undertook to do as they had begun - They had already kept the fifteenth day, and some of them in the country the fourteenth also, as a day of rejoicing: Mordecai wrote to them to bind themselves and their successors, and all their proselytes, to celebrate this as an annual feast throughout all their generations; and this they undertook to do. And it has been observed among them, in all places of their dispersion, from that day to the present time, without any interruption.