Esther 1:9

“Also Uasthi the Queene made a feast for the women, in the royall house which belonged to king Ahasuerus.”

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Other Translations

Also Vashti the queen made a feast for the women [in] the royal house which [belonged] to king Ahasuerus.
- King James Version

Queen Vashti also gave a banquet for the women in the palace which belonged to King Ahasuerus.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Also Vashti the queen made a feast for the women in the royal house which belonged to king Ahasuerus.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And Vashti the queen gave a feast for the women in the house of King Ahasuerus.
- Basic English Bible

Also the queen Vashti made a feast for the women of the royal house which belonged to king Ahasuerus.
- Darby Bible

Also Vashti the queen made a feast for the women in the royal house which belonged to king Ahasuerus.
- Webster's Bible

Also Vashti the queen made a feast for the women in the royal house which belonged to King Ahasuerus.
- World English Bible

Also Vashti the queen hath made a banquet for women, in the royal house that the king Ahasuerus hath.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Also Vashti the queen made a feast for the women in the royal house which belonged to king Ahasuerus.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Esther 1:9


1:9 Women - While the king entertained the men. For this was the common custom of the Persians, that men and women did not feast together.


Discussion for Esther 1

  • Pauz
    am really amazed with the confident of Esther for being foreigner in the land and ended up the prince of the kingdom, One thing have learned in the these story is that Gods grace is always with heart broken people and those who mourn.That reminds me when Jesus also said that blessed are the poor. blessed are those who mourn for they shall lough,And now we esther is loughing, we need to humble
  • DOT
    If only women of today would follow Esther's example. Women have taken over in all fields. Don't see many "ladies" any more.
  • Irene Allen
    If my husband was partying for a long time with his male friends from 127 provinces an d at the end send for me, I would not go. My life and reputation in such a drunken crowd. Yes wives are to obey their husbands and shouldn't a husband respect his wife? The king was a Godless boozer along with his cohorts. This might have been God's doing to save the Jewish people.
  • Andrew
    I want to embrace this book of the Bible , I really do I used to think was illegitimate for reasons of not even mentioning ‘God’ Have realized that the Sacred Name may be in acrostic, whether in King James English or the Hebrew manuscripts or both, I know not. Only would love to find His Name ‘hidden’ in the text.


  • BSP
    Verse 17~The bad decisions of those in power can have a bad effect on those who associate with them or are under their power.
  • Esther
    God is awesome. Esther had grace. So let's be praying for the grace of God

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