Esther 2:2
Good News Translation
So some of the king's advisers who were close to him suggested, "Why don't you make a search to find some beautiful young virgins?

Contemporary English Version
Then the king's personal servants said: Your Majesty, a search must be made to find you some beautiful young women.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the king's servants and his officers said: Let young women be sought for the king, virgins and beautiful,

New American Bible
Then the king’s personal attendants suggested: “Let beautiful young virgins be sought for the king.

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And the king's servants and his officers said: Let young women be sought for the king, virgins and beautiful,

king's servants.

Esther 1:10,14 Now on the seventh day, when the king was merry, and after very much drinking was well warmed with wine, he commanded Mauman, and Bazatha, and Harbona, and Bagatha, and Abgatha, and Zethar, and Charcas, the seven eunuchs that served in his presence, . . .

Esther 6:14 As they were yet speaking, the king's eunuchs came, and compelled him to go quickly to the banquet which the queen had prepared.

Let there be.

Genesis 12:14 And when Abram was come into Egypt, the Egyptians saw the woman that she was very beautiful.

1 Kings 1:2 His servants therefore, said to him: Let us seek for our Lord the king, a young virgin, and let her stand before the king, and cherish him, and sleep in his bosom and warm our lord the king.

Context
Seeking Vashti's Successor
1After this, when the wrath of king Assuerus was appeased, he remembered Vasthi, and what she had done and what she had suffered: 2And the king's servants and his officers said: Let young women be sought for the king, virgins and beautiful,3And let some persons be sent through all the provinces to look for beautiful maidens and virgins: and let them bring them to the city of Susan, and put them into the house of the women under the hand of Egeus the eunuch, who is the overseer and keeper of the king's women: and let them receive women's ornaments, and other things necessary for their use.…
Cross References
1 Kings 1:2
His servants therefore, said to him: Let us seek for our Lord the king, a young virgin, and let her stand before the king, and cherish him, and sleep in his bosom and warm our lord the king.

Esther 2:3
And let some persons be sent through all the provinces to look for beautiful maidens and virgins: and let them bring them to the city of Susan, and put them into the house of the women under the hand of Egeus the eunuch, who is the overseer and keeper of the king's women: and let them receive women's ornaments, and other things necessary for their use.

Additional Translations
Then the king's attendants proposed, “Let a search be made for beautiful young virgins for the king,Then said the king's servants that ministered to him, Let there be fair young virgins sought for the king:

Then said the king's servants that ministered unto him, Let there be fair young virgins sought for the king:

Then the servants of the king said, Let there be sought for the king chaste and beautiful young virgins.

Then said the king's servants that attended upon him, Let there be maidens, virgins of beautiful countenance, sought for the king;

Then said the king's servants that ministered unto him, Let there be fair young virgins sought for the king:

Then said the king's servants that ministered to him, Let there be fair young virgins sought for the king:

Then the king's servants who served him said, "Let beautiful young virgins be sought for the king.

and servants of the king, his ministers, say, 'Let them seek for the king young women, virgins, of good appearance,
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