18 These things happened in the time of King Xerxes, who ruled 127 provinces, all the way from India to Ethiopia, a from his royal throne in Susa, Persia's capital city. 1

References for Additions to Esther 1:18

    • 2 1:18 - 1.1, 2 Ezra 4.6.
    • b 1:18 - [Greek] Ethiopia: [Ethiopia is the name given in Graeco-Roman times to the extensive territory south of the First Cataract of the Nile River. Cush was the ancient (Hebrew) name of this region which included within its borders most of modern Sudan and some of present-day Ethiopia (Abyssinia).]