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The Amalekites are not explicitly mentioned other than the fact that the relatives and supporters of Haman attacked the Jews on the day that they were allowed. This could mean that the Amalekites (or those who identified with them) were the main enemies who were ready to fight even though the Jews had permission to fight back and destroy them.

As I cited elsewhere, the Jews destroyed those who hated them enough to attack. Perhaps those who thought that the Jews would be unable to fight back effectively and therefore were taking advantage of the permission given them by the first decree.

Esther 8:11

that the king had given to the Jews who are in every city, [the right] to assemble and to protect themselves, to destroy, to slay, and to cause to perish the entire host of every people and province that oppress them

They had to wait to be In any case, it does not specify who attacked them and then wipe out the attackers.

Similarly Esther 9:2

to lay hand on those who sought to harm them

Once the Jews began to fight no onesays that those who did attack could not resist, but when the fighting had startedJews fought back. It also says that many people (not necessarily Amalekites) were to afraid to attack. Those who did not attack were not killed.

The Amalekites are not explicitly mentioned other than the fact that the relatives and supporters of Haman attacked the Jews on the day that they were allowed. This could mean that the Amalekites (or those who identified with them) were the main enemies who were ready to fight even though the Jews had permission to fight back and destroy them.

As I cited elsewhere, the Jews destroyed those who hated them enough to attack. Perhaps those who thought that the Jews would be unable to fight back effectively and therefore were taking advantage of the permission given them by the first decree.

Esther 8:11

that the king had given to the Jews who are in every city, [the right] to assemble and to protect themselves, to destroy, to slay, and to cause to perish the entire host of every people and province that oppress them

They had to wait to be attacked and then wipe out the attackers.

Similarly Esther 9:2

to lay hand on those who sought to harm them

Once the Jews began to fight no one could resist, but the fighting had started.

The Amalekites are not explicitly mentioned other than the fact that the relatives and supporters of Haman attacked the Jews on the day that they were allowed. This could mean that the Amalekites (or those who identified with them) were the main enemies who were ready to fight even though the Jews had permission to fight back and destroy them.

As I cited elsewhere, the Jews destroyed those who hated them enough to attack. Perhaps those who thought that the Jews would be unable to fight back effectively and therefore were taking advantage of the permission given them by the first decree.

In any case, it does not specify who attacked them and says that those who did attack could not resist when the Jews fought back. It also says that many people (not necessarily Amalekites) were to afraid to attack. Those who did not attack were not killed.

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The Amalekites are not explicitly mentioned other than the fact that the relatives and supporters of Haman attacked the Jews on the day that they were allowed. This could mean that the Amalekites (or those who identified with them) were the main enemies who were ready to fight even though the Jews had permission to fight back and destroy them.

As I cited elsewhere, the Jews destroyed those who hated them enough to attack. Perhaps those who thought that the Jews would be unable to fight back effectively and therefore were taking advantage of the permission given them by the first decree.

Esther 8:11

that the king had given to the Jews who are in every city, [the right] to assemble and to protect themselves, to destroy, to slay, and to cause to perish the entire host of every people and province that oppress them

They had to wait to be attacked and then wipe out the attackers.

Similarly Esther 9:2

to lay hand on those who sought to harm them

Once the Jews began to fight no one could resist, but the fighting had started.

Esther 8:11

that the king had given to the Jews who are in every city, [the right] to assemble and to protect themselves, to destroy, to slay, and to cause to perish the entire host of every people and province that oppress them

They had to wait to be attacked and then wipe out the attackers.

Similarly Esther 9:2

to lay hand on those who sought to harm them

Once the Jews began to fight no one could resist, but the fighting had started.

The Amalekites are not explicitly mentioned other than the fact that the relatives and supporters of Haman attacked the Jews on the day that they were allowed. This could mean that the Amalekites (or those who identified with them) were the main enemies who were ready to fight even though the Jews had permission to fight back and destroy them.

As I cited elsewhere, the Jews destroyed those who hated them enough to attack. Perhaps those who thought that the Jews would be unable to fight back effectively and therefore were taking advantage of the permission given them by the first decree.

Esther 8:11

that the king had given to the Jews who are in every city, [the right] to assemble and to protect themselves, to destroy, to slay, and to cause to perish the entire host of every people and province that oppress them

They had to wait to be attacked and then wipe out the attackers.

Similarly Esther 9:2

to lay hand on those who sought to harm them

Once the Jews began to fight no one could resist, but the fighting had started.

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Esther 8:11

that the king had given to the Jews who are in every city, [the right] to assemble and to protect themselves, to destroy, to slay, and to cause to perish the entire host of every people and province that oppress them

They had to wait to be attacked and then wipe out the attackers.

Similarly Esther 9:2

to lay hand on those who sought to harm them

Once the Jews began to fight no one could resist, but the fighting had started.