Esther 1:11

“To bring Vashti the queen before the king with the crown royal, to shew the people and the princes her beauty: for she was fair to look on.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Esther 1:11

To bring Uasthi the Queene before the king, with the Crowne royall, to shew the people, and the Princes her beautie: for she was faire to looke on.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

to bring Queen Vashti before the king with {her} royal crown in order to display her beauty to the people and the princes, for she was beautiful.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

to bring Vashti the queen before the king with the crown royal, to show the peoples and the princes her beauty; for she was fair to look on.
- American Standard Version (1901)

That Vashti the queen was to come before him, crowned with her crown, and let the people and the captains see her: for she was very beautiful.
- Basic English Bible

to bring Vashti the queen before the king with the royal crown to shew the peoples and the princes her beauty; for she was of beautiful countenance.
- Darby Bible

To bring Vashti the queen before the king with the crown royal, to show the people and the princes her beauty: for she was fair to look on.
- Webster's Bible

to bring Vashti the queen before the king with the royal crown, to show the people and the princes her beauty; for she was beautiful.
- World English Bible

to bring in Vashti the queen before the king, with a royal crown, to shew the peoples and the heads her beauty, for she [is] of good appearance,
- Youngs Literal Bible

to bring Vashti the queen before the king with the crown royal, to show the peoples and the princes her beauty; for she was fair to look on.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Esther 1:11

Wesley's Notes for Esther 1:11


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.

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.

1:13 The times - The histories of former times, what princes have done in such cases as this was.


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