Esther 1:7
New International Version
Wine was served in goblets of gold, each one different from the other, and the royal wine was abundant, in keeping with the king's liberality.

New Living Translation
Drinks were served in gold goblets of many designs, and there was an abundance of royal wine, reflecting the king's generosity.

English Standard Version
Drinks were served in golden vessels, vessels of different kinds, and the royal wine was lavished according to the bounty of the king.

Berean Study Bible
Beverages were served in an array of goblets of gold, each with a different design, and the royal wine flowed freely, according to the king’s bounty.

New American Standard Bible
Drinks were served in golden vessels of various kinds, and the royal wine was plentiful according to the king's bounty.

King James Bible
And they gave them drink in vessels of gold, (the vessels being diverse one from another,) and royal wine in abundance, according to the state of the king.

Christian Standard Bible
Drinks were served in an array of gold goblets, each with a different design. Royal wine flowed freely, according to the king's bounty.

Contemporary English Version
The guests drank from gold cups, and each cup had a different design. The king was generous

Good News Translation
Drinks were served in gold cups, no two of them alike, and the king was generous with the royal wine.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Beverages were served in an array of gold goblets, each with a different design. Royal wine flowed freely, according to the king's bounty

International Standard Version
Drinks were served in gold vessels of various kinds, and there was plenty of royal wine because the king was generous.

NET Bible
Drinks were served in golden containers, all of which differed from one another. Royal wine was available in abundance at the king's expense.

New Heart English Bible
They gave them drinks in golden vessels of various kinds, including royal wine in abundance, according to the bounty of the king.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
People drank from golden cups. No two cups were alike. The king also provided plenty of royal wine out of his royal generosity.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And they gave them drink in vessels of gold--the vessels being diverse one from another--and royal wine in abundance, according to the bounty of the king.

New American Standard 1977
Drinks were served in golden vessels of various kinds, and the royal wine was plentiful according to the king’s bounty.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And they gave them drink in vessels of gold (the vessels being diverse one from another) and royal wine in abundance, according to the power of the king.

King James 2000 Bible
And they gave them drink in vessels of gold, (the vessels being different one from another,) and royal wine in abundance, according to the bounty of the king.

American King James Version
And they gave them drink in vessels of gold, (the vessels being diverse one from another,) and royal wine in abundance, according to the state of the king.

American Standard Version
And they gave them drink in vessels of gold (the vessels being diverse one from another), and royal wine in abundance, according to the bounty of the king.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
gold and silver cups, and a small cup of carbuncle set out of the value of thirty thousand talents, abundant and sweet wine, which the king himself drank.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they that were invited, drank in golden cups, and the meats were brought in divers vessels one after another. Wine also in abundance and of the best was presented, as was worthy of a king's magnificence.

Darby Bible Translation
And they gave drink in vessels of gold (the vessels being diverse one from another), and royal wine in abundance, according to the king's bounty.

English Revised Version
And they gave them drink in vessels of gold, (the vessels being diverse one from another,) and royal wine in abundance, according to the bounty of the king.

Webster's Bible Translation
And they gave them drink in vessels of gold, (the vessels being diverse one from another,) and royal wine in abundance, according to the state of the king.

World English Bible
They gave them drinks in golden vessels of various kinds, including royal wine in abundance, according to the bounty of the king.

Young's Literal Translation
and the giving of drink in vessels of gold, and the vessels are divers vessels, and the royal wine is abundant, as a memorial of the king.
Study Bible
Xerxes' Royal Feast
6Hangings of white and violet linen were fastened with cords of fine white and purple to silver rings on the marble pillars. Gold and silver couches were arranged on a mosaic pavement of porphyry, marble, mother-of-pearl, and other precious stones. 7Beverages were served in an array of goblets of gold, each with a different design, and the royal wine flowed freely, according to the king’s bounty. 8By order of the king, no limit was placed on the drinking, and every wine steward was to serve each man whatever he desired.…
Cross References
Matthew 4:24
News about Him spread all over Syria, and people brought to Him all who were ill with various diseases, those suffering acute pain, the demon-possessed, those having seizures, and the paralyzed--and He healed them.

Esther 1:8
By order of the king, no limit was placed on the drinking, and every wine steward was to serve each man whatever he desired.

Esther 2:18
Then the king held a great banquet, Esther's banquet, for all his officials and servants. He proclaimed a tax holiday in the provinces and gave gifts worthy of the king's bounty.

Treasury of Scripture

And they gave them drink in vessels of gold, (the vessels being diverse one from another,) and royal wine in abundance, according to the state of the king.

vessels of gold.

1 Kings 10:21
And all king Solomon's drinking vessels were of gold, and all the vessels of the house of the forest of Lebanon were of pure gold; none were of silver: it was nothing accounted of in the days of Solomon.

2 Chronicles 9:20
And all the drinking vessels of king Solomon were of gold, and all the vessels of the house of the forest of Lebanon were of pure gold: none were of silver; it was not any thing accounted of in the days of Solomon.

Daniel 5:2-4
Belshazzar, whiles he tasted the wine, commanded to bring the golden and silver vessels which his father Nebuchadnezzar had taken out of the temple which was in Jerusalem; that the king, and his princes, his wives, and his concubines, might drink therein…

royal wine.







Lexicon
Beverages were served
וְהַשְׁקוֹת֙ (wə·haš·qō·wṯ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Infinitive construct
Strong's Hebrew 8248: To quaff, to irrigate, furnish a, potion to

in an array of goblets
בִּכְלֵ֣י (biḵ·lê)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 3627: Something prepared, any apparatus

of gold,
זָהָ֔ב (zā·hāḇ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2091: Gold, something gold-colored, as oil, a clear sky

each
וְכֵלִ֖ים (wə·ḵê·lîm)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3627: Something prepared, any apparatus

with a different design,
שׁוֹנִ֑ים (šō·w·nîm)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 8138: To fold, duplicate, to transmute

and the royal
מַלְכ֛וּת (mal·ḵūṯ)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4438: Royalty, royal power, reign, kingdom

wine
וְיֵ֥ין (wə·yên)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3196: Wine, intoxication

flowed freely,
רָ֖ב (rāḇ)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7227: Much, many, great

according to the king’s
הַמֶּֽלֶךְ׃ (ham·me·leḵ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4428: A king

bounty.
כְּיַ֥ד (kə·yaḏ)
Preposition-k | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3027: A hand
(7) In vessels of gold.--This shows the immense treasures in the hand of the Persian king, when the whole population of Susa could be thus accommodated.

Royal wine.--Perhaps wine of Helbon (Ezekiel 27:18); the original seems to imply more than merely wine from the royal cellars: as the king was feasting his people, it could hardly have been otherwise.

State.--Literally, hand.

Verse 7. - They gave them drink in vessels of gold. Drinking-vessels of gold were found in considerable numbers in the Persian camp near Plataea (Herod., 9:80) when the Greeks took it. They had been the property of Persian nobles. The king would naturally possess in great abundance whatever luxury was affected by the upper class of his subjects. The vessels being diverse one from another. This is a minute point, which must have come from an eye-witness, or from one who had received the account of the banquet from an eye-witness. It was perhaps unusual. At least, in the grand banquet represented by Sargon on the walls of his palace at Khorsabad, it is observable that all the guests hold in their hands goblets which are exactly alike (see 'Ancient Monarchies,' vol. 2. p. 214). Royal wine. Literally, "wine of the kingdom" - wine, i.e., from the royal cellar, and therefore good wine, but not necessarily the "wine of Helbon, which was the only wine that the king himself drank (Athen., 'Deipnosoph,' 4. p. 145, A). 1:1-9 The pride of Ahasuerus's heart rising with the grandeur of his kingdom, he made an extravagant feast. This was vain glory. Better is a dinner of herbs with quietness, than this banquet of wine, with all the noise and tumult that must have attended it. But except grace prevails in the heart, self-exaltation and self-indulgence, in one form or another, will be the ruling principle. Yet none did compel; so that if any drank to excess, it was their own fault. This caution of a heathen prince, even when he would show his generosity, may shame many called Christians, who, under pretence of sending the health round, send sin round, and death with it. There is a woe to them that do so; let them read it, and tremble, Hab 2:15,16.
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