Esther 2:2

“Then said the king's servants that ministered unto him, Let there be fair young virgins sought for the king:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Esther 2:2

Then saide the kings seruants, that ministred vnto him, Let there bee faire yong virgins sought for the king:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then the king's attendants, who served him, said, "Let beautiful young virgins be sought for the king.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Then said the king's servants that ministered unto him, Let there be fair young virgins sought for the king:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then the servants who were waiting on the king said to him, Let search be made for some fair young virgins for the king:
- Basic English Bible

Then said the king's servants that attended upon him, Let there be maidens, virgins of beautiful countenance, sought for the king;
- Darby Bible

Then said the king's servants that ministered to him, Let there be fair young virgins sought for the king:
- Webster's Bible

Then the king's servants who served him said, "Let beautiful young virgins be sought for the king.
- World English Bible

and servants of the king, his ministers, say, `Let them seek for the king young women, virgins, of good appearance,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Then said the king's servants that ministered unto him: 'Let there be sought for the king young virgins fair to look on;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Esther 2:2

Wesley's Notes for Esther 2:2


2:3 Keeper - Of all the women, both virgins and concubines: only the virgins he himself took care of, as requiring more care and caution, and the concubines be committed to Shaashgaz, ver.#14|, his deputy. Purification - That is, to cleanse them from all impurities, to perfume, and adorn, and every way prepare them for the king: for the legal purification of the Jews he never regarded.


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