It pleased Darius to set over the kingdom one hundred twenty satraps, who should be throughout the whole kingdom;
Now it happened in the days of Ahasuerus (this is Ahasuerus who reigned from India even to Ethiopia, over one hundred twenty-seven provinces),
Darius the Mede received the kingdom, being about sixty-two years old.
Moreover you 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 sent by him for vengeance on evildoers and for praise to those who do well.