Esther 8:16

“The Jews had light, and gladness, and joy, and honour.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The Iewes had light and gladnesse, and ioy and honour.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For the Jews there was light and gladness and joy and honor.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The Jews had light and gladness, and joy and honor.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the Jews had light and joy and honour.
- Basic English Bible

The Jews had light, and joy, and gladness, and honour.
- Darby Bible

The Jews had light, and gladness, and joy, and honor.
- Webster's Bible

The Jews had light, gladness, joy, and honor.
- World English Bible

to the Jews hath been light, and gladness, and joy, and honour,
- Youngs Literal Bible

The Jews had light and gladness, and joy and honour.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Esther 8:16


8:16 Joy - This explains the former metaphor by two words expressing the same thing, to denote the greatness of the joy. Honour - Instead of that contempt under which they had lain.


Discussion for Esther 8:16

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