Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And in every province, and in every city, whithersoever the king's commandment and his decree came, the Jews had joy and gladness, a feast and a good day. And many of the people of the land became Jews; for the fear of the Jews fell upon them.

Many of the people

Bible References

A feast

Esther 9:17
In the thirteenth day to the month Adar, and resting in the fourteenth in it, and making it a day of drinking and gladness.
1 Samuel 25:8
Ask thy boys and they will announce to thee. And the boys will find favor in thine eyes, for upon a good day we come: wilt thou give now what thy hand shall find to thy servants, and to thy son David?
Nehemiah 8:10
And he will say to them, Go ye; eat fatnesses, and drink sweetnesses, and send portions to him for whom nothing was prepared: for the day is holy to our Lord: and ye shall not grieve, for the joy of Jehovah this is your strength.

Many of the people

Psalm 18:43
Thou wilt deliver me from the contentions of the people; thou wilt set me for head of the nations: a people I knew not shall serve me.
Zechariah 8:20
Thus said Jehovah of armies: Yet that peoples shall come, and the inhabitants of many cities:

For the fear

Esther 9:2
The Jews were gathered together in their cities in all the provinces of the king Ahasuerus, to stretch forth the hand upon those seeking their evil: and a man stood not before them, for their fear fell upon all the peoples.
Genesis 35:5
And they will remove; and the terror of God will be upon the cities which are surrounding them; and they pursued not after the sons of Jacob.
Exodus 15:16
Dread shall fall upon them and terror: by the greatness of thine arm they shall be dumb as a stone; till thy people pass over, O Jehovah: till this people pass over, thou didst buy.
Deuteronomy 2:25
This day I will begin to give thy fear and thy terror upon the face of the peoples under all the heavens who shall hear thy report; and they trembled and were concerned from thy face.
Deuteronomy 11:25
A man shall not stand up against your face: your terror and your fear, Jehovah your God shall give upon the face of all the earth which ye shall tread upon it, as he spake to you.