|Overview - Esther 1|
|1||Ahasuerus makes royal feasts.|
|10||Vashti, sent for, refuses to come.|
|13||Ahasuerus, by the counsel of Memucan, puts away Vashti, and makes the decree of men's sovereignty.|
Esther 1:17 (King James Version)
For this deed of the queen shall come abroad unto all women, so that they shall despise their husbands in their eyes, when it shall be reported, The king Ahasuerus commanded Vashti the queen to be brought in before him, but she came not.