Esther 1:2
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New Living Translation
At that time Xerxes ruled his empire from his royal throne at the fortress of Susa.

King James Bible
That in those days, when the king Ahasuerus sat on the throne of his kingdom, which was in Shushan the palace,

Darby Bible Translation
in those days, when the king Ahasuerus sat on the throne of his kingdom, which was in Shushan the fortress,

World English Bible
that in those days, when the King Ahasuerus sat on the throne of his kingdom, which was in Shushan the palace,

Young's Literal Translation
in those days, at the sitting of the king Ahasuerus on the throne of his kingdom, that is in Shushan the palace,

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

1:2 Sat - Was settled in the peaceable possession of it. Shushan - The chief or royal city. Shushan might be the proper name of the palace, which thence was given to the whole city. Here the kings of Persia used to keep their courts in winter, as at Exbatana in summer.

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1 Kings 1:46
What's more, Solomon is now sitting on the royal throne as king.

Nehemiah 1:1
These are the memoirs of Nehemiah son of Hacaliah. In late autumn, in the month of Kislev, in the twentieth year of King Artaxerxes' reign, I was at the fortress of Susa.

Esther 2:3
Let the king appoint agents in each province to bring these beautiful young women into the royal harem at the fortress of Susa. Hegai, the king's eunuch in charge of the harem, will see that they are all given beauty treatments.

Daniel 8:2
In this vision I was at the fortress of Susa, in the province of Elam, standing beside the Ulai River.

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