New Living Translation
At the same time, Queen Vashti gave a banquet for the women in the royal palace of King Xerxes.
King James Bible
Also Vashti the queen made a feast for the women in the royal house which belonged to king Ahasuerus.
Darby Bible Translation
Also the queen Vashti made a feast for the women of the royal house which belonged to king Ahasuerus.
World English Bible
Also Vashti the queen made a feast for the women in the royal house which belonged to King Ahasuerus.
Young's Literal Translation
Also Vashti the queen hath made a banquet for women, in the royal house that the king Ahasuerus hath.
Esther 1:9 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:9 Women - While the king entertained the men. For this was the common custom of the Persians, that men and women did not feast together.
Years later when Xerxes began his reign, the enemies of Judah wrote a letter of accusation against the people of Judah and Jerusalem.
By edict of the king, no limits were placed on the drinking, for the king had instructed all his palace officials to serve each man as much as he wanted.
On the seventh day of the feast, when King Xerxes was in high spirits because of the wine, he told the seven eunuchs who attended him--Mehuman, Biztha, Harbona, Bigtha, Abagtha, Zethar, and Carcas--
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