Surely, he ate in darkness every day of his life, 1 and he suffered greatly with sickness and anger.
Because of this the king got furiously angry 1 and gave orders to destroy all the wise men of Babylon.
And this very day the noble ladies of Persia and Media who have heard the matter concerning the queen will respond in the same way to all the royal officials, and there will be more than enough contempt and anger!
But I am greatly displeased with the nations that take my grace for granted. 1 I was a little displeased with them, but they have only made things worse for themselves.