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Esther 1:4

When he showed the riches of his glorious kingdom and the honor of his excellent majesty many days, even a hundred and fourscore days.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Days, or a full half year, according to their reckoning. Nabuchodonosor, after his victory over Arphaxad, (Judith i.) feasted 120 days; Dionysius of Syrachuse, 90; (Aristotle) Solomon seven; (3 Kings viii. 63.) and David three; when he was recognized by all Israel, 1 Paralipomenon xii. 39. The Gaul, Ariamnes, gave a feast to all his countrymen for a whole year. (Athen. iv. 13.) The Roman emperors sometimes treated all the citizens of Rome, and Alexander did the like to 9000 of his chief officers for one day. But the magnificence of Assuerus surpasses all the rest. The Persians were famous on this account. Persicos odi, puer, apparatus. (Horace i. Ode 38.) (Calmet)

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. - 2 Peter 1:20

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