Esther 2:11

“And Mordecai walked every day before the court of the women's house, to know how Esther did, and what should become of her.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Esther 2:11

And Mordecai walked euery day before the court of the womens house, to know how Esther did, and what should become of her.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Every day Mordecai walked back and forth in front of the court of the harem to learn how Esther was and how she fared.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Mordecai walked every day before the court of the women's house, to know how Esther did, and what would become of her.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And every day Mordecai took his walk before the square of the women's house, to see how Esther was and what would be done to her.
- Basic English Bible

And Mordecai walked every day before the court of the women's house, to know how Esther did, and what should become of her.
- Darby Bible

And Mordecai walked every day before the court of the women's house, to know how Esther did, and what would become of her.
- Webster's Bible

Mordecai walked every day in front of the court of the women's house, to find out how Esther did, and what would become of her.
- World English Bible

and during every day Mordecai is walking up and down before the court of the house of the women to know the welfare of Esther, and what is done with her.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And Mordecai walked every day before the court of the women's house, to know how Esther did, and what would become of her.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Esther 2:11

Wesley's Notes for Esther 2:11


2:9 Pleased - Because she was very beautiful, therefore he supposed she would be acceptable to the king; and by the Divine power, which moveth the hearts of men which way he pleaseth.

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.

2:13 Desired - For ornament, or by way of attendance. And it should be observed, that every one whom the king took to his bed, was his wife of a lower rank, as Hagar was Abraham's, so that it would have been no sin or dishonour to Esther, though she had not been made queen.


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