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to keep the fourteenth and the fifteenth day of Adar every year

To keep a day is an idiom that means to celebrate it. AT: “to celebrate the fourteenth and fifteenth days of Adar every year” (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/figs-idiom)

their sorrow turned to joy

Turning represents changing. The abstract nouns sorrow and joy can be expressed with “sad” and “joyful.” AT: “they changed from being very sad to being joyful” (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/figs-metaphor)

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