Esther 1:9-12 NIV

9 Queen Vashti also gave a banquet1 for the women in the royal palace of King Xerxes.

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10 On the seventh day, when King Xerxes was in high spirits2 from wine,3 he commanded the seven eunuchs who served him--Mehuman, Biztha, Harbona,4 Bigtha, Abagtha, Zethar and Carcas--

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11 to bring5 before him Queen Vashti, wearing her royal crown, in order to display her beauty6 to the people and nobles, for she was lovely to look at.

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12 But when the attendants delivered the king's command, Queen Vashti refused to come. Then the king became furious and burned with anger.7

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