Additions to Esther 10
4 Then Mardocheus said, God hath done these things.
4 ¶ Dixitque Mardochæus: A Deo facta sunt ista.
5 For I remember a dream which I saw concerning these matters, and nothing thereof hath failed.
5 Recordatus sum somnii quod videram, hæc eadem significantis: nec eorum quidquam irritum fuit.
6 A little fountain became a river, and there was light, and the sun, and much water: this river is Esther, whom the king married, and made queen:
6 Parvus fons, qui crevit in fluvium, et in lucem solemque conversus est, et in aquas plurimas redundavit: Esther est quam rex accepit uxorem, et voluit esse reginam.
7 And the two dragons are I and Aman.
7 Duo autem dracones: ego sum, et Aman.
8 And the nations were those that were assembled to destroy the name of the Jews:
8 Gentes, quæ convenerant: hi sunt, qui conati sunt delere nomen Judæorum.
9 And my nation is this Israel, which cried to God, and were saved: for the Lord hath saved his people, and the Lord hath delivered us from all those evils, and God hath wrought signs and great wonders, which have not been done among the Gentiles.
9 Gens autem mea Israël est, quæ clamavit ad Dominum, et salvum fecit Dominus populum suum: liberavitque nos ab omnibus malis, et fecit signa magna atque portenta inter gentes:
10 Therefore hath he made two lots, one for the people of God, and another for all the Gentiles.
10 et duas sortes esse præcepit, unam populi Dei, et alteram cunctarum gentium.
11 And these two lots came at the hour, and time, and day of judgment, before God among all nations.
11 Venitque utraque sors in statutum ex illo jam tempore diem coram Deo universis gentibus:
12 So God remembered his people, and justified his inheritance.
12 et recordatus est Dominus populi sui, ac misertus est hæreditatis suæ.
13 Therefore those days shall be unto them in the month Adar, the fourteenth and fifteenth day of the same month, with an assembly, and joy, and with gladness before God, according to the generations for ever among his people.
13 Et observabuntur dies isti in mense Adar quartadecima et quintadecima die ejusdem mensis, cum omni studio et gaudio, in unum cœtum populi congregati, in cunctas deinceps generationes populi Israël.
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