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Esther 1:11

    Esther 1:11 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    To bring Vashti the queen before the king with the crown royal, to shew the people and the princes her beauty: for she was fair to look on.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    To bring Vashti the queen before the king with the crown royal, to show the people and the princes her beauty: for she was fair to look on.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    to bring Vashti the queen before the king with the crown royal, to show the peoples and the princes her beauty; for she was fair to look on.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    That Vashti the queen was to come before him, crowned with her crown, and let the people and the captains see her: for she was very beautiful.

    Webster's Revision

    to bring Vashti the queen before the king with the crown royal, to show the peoples and the princes her beauty; for she was fair to look on.

    World English Bible

    to bring Vashti the queen before the king with the royal crown, to show the people and the princes her beauty; for she was beautiful.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    to bring Vashti the queen before the king with the crown royal, to shew the peoples and the princes her beauty: for she was fair to look on.

    Clarke's Commentary on Esther 1:11

    To bring Vashti the queen - The Targum adds naked.

    For she was fair to look on - Hence she had her name Vashti, which signifies beautiful. See Esther 1:9.

    Barnes' Notes on Esther 1:11

    To bring Vashti the queen - This command, though contrary to Persian customs, is not out of harmony with the character of Xerxes; and is evidently related as something strange and unusual. Otherwise, the queen would not have refused to come.