Esther 4:2
New International Version
But he went only as far as the king's gate, because no one clothed in sackcloth was allowed to enter it.

American Standard Version
and he came even before the king's gate: for none might enter within the king's gate clothed with sackcloth.

Berean Study Bible
But he went only as far as the king’s gate, because the law prohibited anyone wearing sackcloth from entering that gate.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he came lamenting in this manner even to the gate of the palace: for no one clothed with sackcloth might enter the king's court.

English Revised Version
and he came even before the king's gate: for none might enter within the king's gate clothed with sackcloth.

King James Bible
And came even before the king's gate: for none might enter into the king's gate clothed with sackcloth.

World English Bible
He came even before the king's gate, for no one is allowed inside the king's gate clothed with sackcloth.

Young's Literal Translation
and he cometh in unto the front of the gate of the king, but none is to come in unto the gate of the king with a sackcloth-garment.

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