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 Esther 1:3 - 8
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The New American Standard Bible
   Book of Esther
   Chapter 1  - Click for Chapter Audio
1:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
in the third year of his reign he R6 gave a banquet for all his princes and attendants, the army officers of Persia and Media, the nobles and the princes of his provinces being in his presence.
 
1:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
And F2 he displayed the riches of his royal glory and the splendor of his great majesty for many days, 180 days.
 
1:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
When these days were completed, the king gave a banquet lasting seven days for all the people who were present at the citadel in Susa, from the greatest to the least, in the court of the R7 garden of the king's palace.
 
1:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
There were hangings of fine white and violet linen held by cords of fine purple linen on silver rings and marble columns, and couches R8 of gold and silver on a mosaic pavement of porphyry, marble, mother-of-pearl and precious stones.
 
1:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Drinks were served in golden vessels of various kinds, and the royal wine was plentiful according R9 to the king's bounty. F3
 
1:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The drinking was done according to the law, there was no compulsion, for so the king had given orders to each official of his household that he should do according to the desires of each person.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F2 Lit When
F3 Lit hand

 

CROSS REFERENCES:
R6 Esther 2:18
R7 Esther 7:7,8
R8 Ezekiel 23:41; Amos 6:4
R9 Esther 2:18

 
 

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