Esther 1:21
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King James Version
And the saying pleased the king and the princes; and the king did according to the word of Memucan:

Darby Bible Translation
And the saying pleased the king and the princes; and the king did according to the word of Memucan.

World English Bible
This advice pleased the king and the princes, and the king did according to the word of Memucan:

Young's Literal Translation
And the thing is good in the eyes of the king, and of the princes, and the king doth according to the word of Memucan,

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King James Translators' Notes

pleased...: Heb. was good in the eyes of the king

Geneva Study Bible

And the saying pleased the king and the princes; and the king did according to the word of Memucan:Esther 1:21 Parallel Commentaries

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Esther
The spirit of the book of Esther is anything but attractive. It is never quoted or referred to by Jesus or His apostles, and it is a satisfaction to think that in very early times, and even among Jewish scholars, its right to a place in the canon was hotly contested. Its aggressive fanaticism and fierce hatred of all that lay outside of Judaism were felt by the finer spirits to be false to the more generous instincts that lay at the heart of the Hebrew religion; but by virtue of its very intensity
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Esther 1:20
And when the king's decree which he shall make shall be published throughout all his empire, (for it is great,) all the wives shall give to their husbands honour, both to great and small.

Esther 1:22
For he sent letters into all the king's provinces, into every province according to the writing thereof, and to every people after their language, that every man should bear rule in his own house, and that it should be published according to the language of every people.

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