Esther 1:9-12 NIV

9 Queen Vashti also gave a banquet 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 spirits from wine, he commanded the seven eunuchs who served him—Mehuman, Biztha, Harbona, Bigtha, Abagtha, Zethar and Karkas—

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11 to bring before him Queen Vashti, wearing her royal crown, in order to display her beauty 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.

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