It pleased Darius to set over the kingdom a hundred and twenty satraps, who should be throughout the whole kingdom,
Now it came to pass in the days of Ahasuerus (this is Ahasuerus who reigned from India even to Ethiopia over a hundred and twenty-seven provinces),
And Darius the Mede received the kingdom, being about sixty-two years old.
Moreover thou shall provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating unjust gain, and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens,
or to governors as being sent by him for vengeance of evil-doers and praise of well-doers.