Context16For the Jews there was light and gladness and joy and honor. 17In each and every province and in each and every city, wherever the kings commandment and his decree arrived, there was gladness and joy for the Jews, a feast and a holiday. And many among the peoples of the land became Jews, for the dread of the Jews had fallen on them.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
The Jews had light and gladness, and joy and honor.
But to the Jews a new light seemed to rise, joy, honour, and dancing.
Darby Bible Translation
The Jews had light, and joy, and gladness, and honour.
English Revised Version
The Jews had light and gladness, and joy and honour.
Webster's Bible Translation
The Jews had light, and gladness, and joy, and honor.
World English Bible
The Jews had light, gladness, joy, and honor.
Young's Literal Translation
to the Jews hath been light, and gladness, and joy, and honour,
LibraryThe Net Broken
'And Esther spake yet again before the king, and fell down at his feet, and besought him with tears to put away the mischief of Haman the Agagite, and his device that he had devised against the Jews. 4. Then the king held out the golden sceptre toward Esther. So Esther arose, and stood before the king, 5. And said, If it please the king, and if I have found favour in his sight, and the thing seem right before the king, and I be pleasing in his eyes, let it be written to reverse the letters devised …
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