Esther 1:1 NIV

Queen Vashti Deposed

1 This is what happened during the time of Xerxes,a the Xerxes who ruled over 127 provinces stretching from India to Cushb :

References for Esther 1:1

    • a 1:1 - Hebrew "Ahasuerus" ; here and throughout Esther
    • b 1:1 - That is, the upper Nile region