Esther 1:1 LEB

The King’s Banquets

1 And it happened in the days of Ahasuerus, the Ahasuerus who reigned from India to Cusha--[over] one hundred and twenty-seven provinces.b

References for Esther 1:1

    • a 1:1 - That is, "Ethiopia"
    • b 1:1 - Hebrew "province"

      Study tools for Esther 1:1

      • a 1:1 - That is, "Ethiopia"
      • b 1:1 - Hebrew "province"
      • c 1:4 - Hebrew "day"
      • d 1:6 - Hebrew "stone"
      • e 1:7 - Literally "goblets from changing goblets"
      • f 1:7 - Literally "much wine of the kingdom according to the hand of the king"
      • g 1:9 - Literally "[in] the house of the reign" or "[in] the house of the kingdom"
      • h 1:11 - Literally "with [her] headdress of [the] kingdom"
      • i 1:11 - Literally "for she [was] of good appearance"
      • j 1:12 - Literally "by the hand of"
      • k 1:13 - Literally "the knowers of the times"
      • l 1:13 - Or "custom and legalities"
      • m 1:14 - Literally "saw the face of the king"
      • n 1:15 - Literally "by the hand of"
      • o 1:17 - Literally "will go out"
      • p 1:17 - Literally "to despise their husbands in their eyes"
      • q 1:19 - Literally "If it is good to"
      • r 1:19 - Literally "a word of the kingdom"
      • s 1:20 - Or "high and low"
      • t 1:21 - Literally "The word was good in the eyes of the king
      • u 1:22 - Literally "tongue"
      • v 1:22 - Literally "tongue"