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Esther 1:12  (1611 King James Bible)

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But the Queene Uasthi refused to come at the Kings commandement by his chamberlens: therefore was the King very wroth, and his anger burned in him.


- 1611 King James Bible

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Esther 1:12 side note reference: Hebr. which was by the hand of his Eunuches.

 

Other Translations of Esther 1:12

But the queen Vashti refused to come at the king's commandment by [his] chamberlains: therefore was the king very wroth, and his anger burned in him.
- King James Version (Cambridge Edition)

But the queen Vashti refused to come at the king's commandment by the chamberlains: therefore was the king very wroth, and his anger burned in him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But when the servants gave her the king's order, Vashti the queen said she would not come: then the king was very angry, and his heart was burning with wrath.
- Basic English Bible

But when the servants gave her the king's order, Vashti the queen said she would not come: then the king was very angry, and his heart was burning with wrath.
- Darby Bible

But the queen Vashti refused to come at the king's commandment by his chamberlains: therefore was the king very wroth, and his anger burned in him.
- Webster's Bible

But the queen Vashti refused to come at the king's commandment by the eunuchs. Therefore the king was very angry, and his anger burned in him.
- World English Bible

and the queen Vashti refuseth to come in at the word of the king that [is] by the hand of the eunuchs, and the king is very wroth, and his fury hath burned in him.
- Youngs Literal Bible

But the queen Vashti refused to come at the king's commandment by the chamberlains; therefore was the king very wroth, and his anger burned in him.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

 

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View Wesley's Notes for Esther 1:12

1:12 Refused - Being favoured in this refusal by the law of Persia, which was to keep mens wives, and especially queens, from the view of other men.

 

Donelle Bledsoe's comment on 2012-05-29 15:55:18:

Queen Vashti should have had the king beheaded in front of his entire family while unguarded!

 


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