Then were the king's scribes called on the thirteenth day of the first month, and there was written according to all that Haman had commanded unto the king's satraps, and to the governors that were over every province, and to the rulers of every people of every province according to the writing thereof, and to every people according to their language; in the name of king Ahasuerus was it written, and sealed with the king's ring.
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George Leo Haydock
Lieutenants. Literally, "satraps. "Hebrew achashdarpene, "courtiers "(Haydock) or those who are in the presence of his majesty, or porters. (Calmet)
They were entrusted with the care of the different provinces. (Haydock)