Esther 1:2

Esther 1:2

That in those days, when the King Ahasuerus sat on the throne
of his kingdom
Not only was placed upon it, but settled in it; after Xerxes had subdued Egypt, in the second year of his reign F5, and enjoyed great peace and tranquillity:

which was in Shushan the palace;
that is, the throne of his kingdom was in Shushan, the royal city of the kings of Persia; of which (See Gill on Nehemiah 1:1) (See Gill on Daniel 8:2).


FOOTNOTES:

F5 Herodot. ib. (Thalia, sive, l. 3.) c. 7.
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