New International Version
King Xerxes imposed tribute throughout the empire, to its distant shores.
King James Bible
And the king Ahasuerus laid a tribute upon the land, and upon the isles of the sea.
Darby Bible Translation
And king Ahasuerus laid a tribute upon the land and the isles of the sea.
World English Bible
King Ahasuerus laid a tribute on the land, and on the islands of the sea.
Young's Literal Translation
And the king Ahasuerus setteth a tribute on the land and the isles of the sea;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Laid a tribute upon the land - On the one hundred and twenty-seven provinces of which we have already heard.
The isles of the sea - Probably the isles of the Aegean sea, which were conquered by Darius Hystaspes. Calmet supposes that this Hystaspes is the Ahasuerus of Esther.
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laid a tribute.
LibraryIn the Days of Queen Esther
Under the favor shown them by Cyrus, nearly fifty thousand of the children of the captivity had taken advantage of the decree permitting their return. These, however, in comparison with the hundreds of thousands scattered throughout the provinces of Medo-Persia, were but a mere remnant. The great majority of the Israelites had chosen to remain in the land of their exile rather than undergo the hardships of the return journey and the re-establishment of their desolated cities and homes. A score or …
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings
(From these the maritime peoples spread out into their territories by their clans within their nations, each with its own language.)
In that day the Lord will reach out his hand a second time to reclaim the surviving remnant of his people from Assyria, from Lower Egypt, from Upper Egypt, from Cush, from Elam, from Babylonia, from Hamath and from the islands of the Mediterranean.
Therefore in the east give glory to the LORD; exalt the name of the LORD, the God of Israel, in the islands of the sea.
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