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 Esther 2:1 - 6
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The New American Standard Bible
   Book of Esther
   Chapter 2  - Click for Chapter Audio
2:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
After these things when R19 the anger of King Ahasuerus had subsided, he remembered Vashti and what she had done and what R20 had been decreed against her.
 
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NTB -> Government; Servant; Vashti


2:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Then the king's attendants, who served him, said, "Let R21 beautiful young virgins be sought for the king.
 
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NTB -> Marriage
BED -> Good, Goodness


2:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"Let the king appoint overseers in all R22 the provinces of his kingdom that they may gather every beautiful young virgin to the citadel of Susa, to the harem, into the custody of Hegai, R23 the king's eunuch, who is in charge of the women; and let R24 their cosmetics be given them.
 
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NTB -> Chamberlain; Harem; Hegai; Lasciviousness; Marriage
EBD -> Chamberlain; Eunuch
SBD -> Abimelech; Hege; Province


2:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"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.
 
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NTB -> Chamberlain; Marriage; Persia; Vashti


2:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Now there was at the citadel in Susa a Jew whose name was Mordecai, R25 the son of Jair, the son of Shimei, the son of Kish, a Benjamite,
 
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NTB -> Chamberlain; Jair; Kish; Mordecai; Shimei; Shushan (Susa)
BED -> Esther, Theology of; Jews, Judaism
EBD -> Jair; Kish
SBD -> Jair; Kish; Shimei


2:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
who R26 had been taken into exile from Jerusalem with the captives who had been exiled with Jeconiah king of Judah, whom Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon had exiled.
 
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NTB -> Chamberlain; Jehoiachin; Mordecai
SBD -> Captivities of the Jews


CROSS REFERENCES:
R19 Esther 7:10
R20 Esther 1:19,20
R21 1 Kings 1:2
R22 Esther 1:1,2
R23 Esther 2:8,15
R24 Esther 2:9,12
R25 Esther 3:2
R26 2 Kings 24:14,15; 2 Chronicles 36:10

 
 

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