Esther 1:18

Overview - Esther 1
Ahasuerus makes royal feasts.
10 Vashti, sent for, refuses to come.
13 Ahasuerus, by the counsel of Memucan, puts away Vashti, and makes the decree of men's sovereignty.
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Esther 1:18  (King James Version)
Likewise shall the ladies of Persia and Media say this day unto all the king's princes, which have heard of the deed of the queen. Thus shall there arise too much contempt and wrath.

the ladies
{Saroth,} the princesses: but the meaning is well expressed by our term ladies.
Judges 5:29 ; 1 Kings 11:3