Esther 16:1

The great king Artaxerxes unto the princes and governors of an hundred and seven and twenty provinces from India unto Ethiopia, and unto all our faithful subjects, greeting.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
From India to Ethiopia. That is, who reigneth from India to Ethiopia. (Challoner) St. Jerome writes, "The copy of the letter of king Artaxerxes, which he wrote in favour of the Jews, to all the provinces of his kingdom, which also is not in the Hebrew volume. "It should properly occur, chap viii. 13, as it does in Greek. The edict is well written in that language, which has induced a belief that it is not a translation. (Calmet) But that is no very strong argument. (Haydock)

Richard Challoner

AD 1781
From India to Ethiopia: That is, who reigneth from India to Ethiopia.

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

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