Esther 1:13

“Then the king said to the wise men, which knew the times, (for so was the king's manner toward all that knew law and judgment:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Then the king saide to the wise men, which knew the times (for so was the Kings maner towards all that knew law, and iudgement:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then the king said to the wise men who understood the times--for it was the custom of the king so {to speak} before all who knew law and justice
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Then the king said to the wise men, who knew the times, (for so was the king's manner toward all that knew law and judgment;
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the king said to the wise men, who had knowledge of the times, (for this was the king's way with all who were expert in law and in the giving of decisions:
- Basic English Bible

And the king said to the wise men who knew the times (for so was the king's business [conducted] before all that knew law and judgment;
- Darby Bible

Then the king said to the wise men, who knew the times, (for so was the king's manner towards all that knew law and judgment:
- Webster's Bible

Then the king said to the wise men, who knew the times, (for it was the king's custom to consult those who knew law and judgment;
- World English Bible

And the king saith to wise men, knowing the times -- for so [is] the word of the king before all knowing law and judgment,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Then the king said to the wise men, who knew the times--for so was the king's manner toward all that knew law and judgment;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Esther 1:13


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


Discussion for Esther 1:13

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