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Esther 2:2

    Esther 2:2 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Then said the king's servants that ministered unto him, Let there be fair young virgins sought for the king:

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Then said the king's servants that ministered to him, Let there be fair young virgins sought for the king:

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Then said the king's servants that ministered unto him, Let there be fair young virgins sought for the king:

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Then the servants who were waiting on the king said to him, Let search be made for some fair young virgins for the king:

    Webster's Revision

    Then said the king's servants that ministered unto him, Let there be fair young virgins sought for the king:

    World English Bible

    Then the king's servants who served him said, "Let beautiful young virgins be sought for the king.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Then said the king's servants that ministered unto him, Let there be fair young virgins sought for the king:

    Definitions for Esther 2:2

    Let - To hinder or obstruct.

    Clarke's Commentary on Esther 2:2

    Let there be fair young virgins sought for the king - This was the usual way in which the harem or seraglio was furnished: the finest women in the land, whether of high or low birth, were sought out, and brought to the harem. They all became the king's concubines: but one was raised, as chief wife or sultana, to the throne; and her issue was specially entitled to inherit.