Esther 6:1
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English Standard Version
On that night the king could not sleep. And he gave orders to bring the book of memorable deeds, the chronicles, and they were read before the king.

King James Bible
On that night could not the king sleep, and he commanded to bring the book of records of the chronicles; and they were read before the king.

American Standard Version
On that night could not the king sleep; and he commanded to bring the book of records of the chronicles, and they were read before the king.

Douay-Rheims Bible
That night the king passed without sleep, and he commanded the histories and chronicles of former times to be brought him. And when they were reading them before him,

English Revised Version
On that night could not the king sleep; and he commanded to bring the book of records of the chronicles, and they were read before the king.

Webster's Bible Translation
In that night the king could not sleep, and he commanded to bring the book of records of the chronicles; and they were read before the king.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Haman went forth from the palace satisfied and with a joyful heart. When, however, he saw Mordochai in the king's gate, who neither stood up nor trembled before him, he was full of indignation against him. וגו קם ולא are circumstantial clauses following the principal clause without a copula. קם and זע are perfects, and ולא - ולא are used in the sense of neque - neque. זוּע constructed with מן means to tremble before any one, to be disquieted.

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that night.

Esther 5:8 If I have found favor in the sight of the king, and if it please the king to grant my petition, and to perform my request...

Genesis 22:14 And Abraham called the name of that place Jehovahjireh: as it is said to this day, In the mount of the LORD it shall be seen.

1 Samuel 23:26,27 And Saul went on this side of the mountain, and David and his men on that side of the mountain...

Isaiah 41:17 When the poor and needy seek water, and there is none, and their tongue fails for thirst, I the LORD will hear them...

Romans 11:33 O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding out!

could not the king sleep. Heb. the king's sleep fled away.

Daniel 2:1 And in the second year of the reign of Nebuchadnezzar Nebuchadnezzar dreamed dreams, with which his spirit was troubled...

Daniel 6:18 Then the king went to his palace, and passed the night fasting: neither were instruments of music brought before him...

the book of records. As chronicles were composed among the Persians, a more instructive and interesting work could not be brought before the king; because they were all written in verse, and were generally the work of the most eminent poets of the empire.

Esther 2:23 And when inquisition was made of the matter, it was found out; therefore they were both hanged on a tree...

Malachi 3:16 Then they that feared the LORD spoke often one to another: and the LORD listened, and heard it...

Cross References
Esther 2:22
And this came to the knowledge of Mordecai, and he told it to Queen Esther, and Esther told the king in the name of Mordecai.

Esther 2:23
When the affair was investigated and found to be so, the men were both hanged on the gallows. And it was recorded in the book of the chronicles in the presence of the king.

Esther 10:2
And all the acts of his power and might, and the full account of the high honor of Mordecai, to which the king advanced him, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the kings of Media and Persia?

Daniel 2:1
In the second year of the reign of Nebuchadnezzar, Nebuchadnezzar had dreams; his spirit was troubled, and his sleep left him.

Daniel 6:18
Then the king went to his palace and spent the night fasting; no diversions were brought to him, and sleep fled from him.

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