Esther 2:4

“And let the maiden which pleaseth the king be queen instead of Vashti. And the thing pleased the king; and he did so.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Esther 2:4

And let the maiden which pleaseth the king, bee Queene in stead of Uasthi. And the thing pleased the king, and he did so.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Then let the young lady who pleases the king be queen in place of Vashti. And the matter pleased the king, and he did accordingly."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and let the maiden that pleaseth the king be queen instead of Vashti. And the thing pleased the king; and he did so.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And let the girl who is pleasing to the king be queen in place of Vashti. And the king was pleased with this suggestion; and he did so.
- Basic English Bible

And let the maiden that pleaseth the king be queen instead of Vashti. And the thing pleased the king; and he did so.
- Darby Bible

And let the maiden who pleaseth the king be queen instead of Vashti. And the thing pleased the king; and he did so.
- Webster's Bible

and let the maiden who pleases the king be queen instead of Vashti." The thing pleased the king, and he did so.
- World English Bible

and the young woman who is good in the eyes of the king doth reign instead of Vashti;' and the thing is good in the eyes of the king, and he doth so.
- Youngs Literal Bible

and let the maiden that pleaseth the king be queen instead of Vashti.' And the thing pleased the king; and he did so.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Esther 2:4

Wesley's Notes for Esther 2:4


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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