Esther 1:18

Likewise shall the ladies of Persia and Media say this day unto all the king's princes, which have heard of the deed of the queen. Thus shall there arise too much contempt and wrath.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Likewise shall the Ladies of Persia and Media say this day vnto all the kings princes, which haue heard of the deed of the Queene. Thus shall there arise too much contempt and wrath.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"This day the ladies of Persia and Media who have heard of the queen's conduct will speak in {the same way} to all the king's princes, and there will be plenty of contempt and anger.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And this day will the princesses of Persia and Media who have heard of the deed of the queen say `the like' unto all the king's princes. So `will there arise' much contempt and wrath.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the wives of the captains of Persia and Media, hearing what the queen has done, will say the same to all the king's captains. So there will be much shame and wrath.
- Basic English Bible

And the princesses of Persia and Media who have heard of the queen's act, will say it this day to all the king's princes, and there will be contempt and anger enough.
- Darby Bible

Likewise will the ladies of Persia and Media say this day to all the king's princes, who have heard of the deed of the queen. Thus will there arise too much contempt and wrath.
- Webster's Bible

Today, the princesses of Persia and Media who have heard of the queen's deed will tell all the king's princes. This will cause much contempt and wrath.
- World English Bible

yea, this day do princesses of Persia and Media, who have heard the word of the queen, say [so] to all heads of the king, even according to the sufficiency of contempt and wrath.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And this day will the princesses of Persia and Media who have heard of the deed of the queen say the like unto all the king's princes. So will there arise enough contempt and wrath.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Esther 1:18


1:18 Contempt - Contempt in the wives, and thereupon wrath in the husbands; and consequently strife in families.


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