Esther 2:10

“Esther had not shewed her people nor her kindred: for Mordecai had charged her that she should not shew it.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Esther had not shewed her people, nor her kinred: for Mordecai had charged her, that she should not shew it.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Esther did not make known her people or her kindred, for Mordecai had instructed her that she should not make {them} known.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Esther had not made known her people nor her kindred; for Mordecai had charged her that she should not make it known.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Esther had not said what family or people she came from, for Mordecai had given her orders not to do so.
- Basic English Bible

Esther had not made known her people nor her birth; for Mordecai had charged her that she should not make it known.
- Darby Bible

Esther had not showed her people nor her kindred: for Mordecai had charged her that she should not show it.
- Webster's Bible

Esther had not made known her people nor her relatives, because Mordecai had instructed her that she should not make it known.
- World English Bible

Esther hath not declared her people, and her kindred, for Mordecai hath laid a charge on her that she doth not declare [it];
- Youngs Literal Bible

Esther had not made known her people nor her kindred; for Mordecai had charged her that she should not tell it.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Esther 2:10


2:10 Shew it - Lest the knowledge hereof should either make her contemptible, or bring some inconvenience to the whole nation; but there was also an hand of God in causing this to be concealed, for the better accomplishment of that which he designed, though Mordecai was ignorant of it.


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