Everyone who does not observe both the law of your God and the law of the king will be completely 1 liable to the appropriate penalty, whether it is death or banishment or confiscation of property or detainment in prison.”
Everyone who did not come within three days would thereby forfeit all his property, in keeping with the counsel of the officials and the elders. Furthermore, he himself would be excluded from the assembly of the exiles.
The priest is to examine and then quarantine the article with the infection for seven days. 1
the ten sons of Haman son of Hammedatha, the enemy of the Jews. But they did not confiscate their property.
No longer will they build a house only to have another live in it, 1 or plant a vineyard only to have another eat its fruit, 2 for my people will live as long as trees, 3 and my chosen ones will enjoy to the fullest what they have produced. 4
The king thereby allowed the Jews who were in every city to assemble and to stand up for themselves – to destroy, to kill, and to annihilate any army of whatever people or province that should become their adversaries, including their women and children, 1 and to confiscate their property.
the priest is to command that they wash whatever has the infection and quarantine it for another seven days. 1
The Jews who were in Susa then assembled on the fourteenth day of the month of Adar, and they killed three hundred men in Susa. But they did not confiscate their property.
So they brought the gold and silver 1 vessels that had been confiscated from the temple, the house of God 2 in Jerusalem, and the king and his nobles, together with his wives and concubines, drank from them.
Nebuchadnezzar 1 took from there all the riches in the treasuries of the Lord’s temple and of the royal palace. He removed all the gold items which King Solomon of Israel had made for the Lord’s temple, just as the Lord had warned.
The rest of the Jews who were throughout the provinces of the king assembled in order to stand up for themselves and to have rest from their enemies. They killed seventy-five thousand 1 of their adversaries, but they did not confiscate their property.
But the men were afraid when they were brought to Joseph’s house. They said, “We are being brought in because of 1 the money that was returned in our sacks last time. 2 He wants to capture us, 3 make us slaves, and take 4 our donkeys!”
While under the influence 1 of the wine, Belshazzar issued an order to bring in the gold and silver vessels – the ones that Nebuchadnezzar his father 2 had confiscated 3 from the temple in Jerusalem 4 – so that the king and his nobles, together with his wives and his concubines, could drink from them. 5