Esther 10:1
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
Now Kingהַמֶּ֨לֶךְ
(ham·me·lech)
4428: kingfrom an unused word
Ahasuerus(אֲחַשְׁוֵרֹ֧ושׁ
(a·chash·ve·ro·vsh)
325: king of Persiaof foreign origin
laidוַיָּשֶׂם֩
(vai·ya·sem)
7760: to put, place, seta prim. root
a tributeמַ֛ס
(mas)
4522: body of forced laborers, forced service, taskworkers, taskwork, serfdomof uncertain derivation
on the landהָאָ֖רֶץ
(ha·'a·retz)
776: earth, landa prim. root
and on the coastlandsוְאִיֵּ֥י
(ve·'i·yei)
339: coast, regionfrom an unused word
of the sea.הַיָּֽם׃
(hai·yam.)
3220: seaof uncertain derivation







KJV Lexicon
And the king
melek  (meh'-lek)
a king -- king, royal.
Ahasuerus
'Achashverowsh  (akh-ash-vay-rosh')
of Persian origin; Achashverosh (i.e. Ahasuerus or Artaxerxes, but in this case Xerxes), the title (rather than name) of a Persian king -- Ahasuerus.
laid
suwm  (soom)
to put (used in a great variety of applications, literal, figurative, inferentially, and elliptically)wholly, work.
a tribute
mac  (mas)
a burden (as causing to faint), i.e. a tax in the form of forced labor -- discomfited, levy, task(-master), tribute(-tary).
upon the land
'erets  (eh'-rets)
the earth (at large, or partitively a land) -- common, country, earth, field, ground, land, natins, way, + wilderness, world.
and upon the isles
'iy  (ee)
a habitable spot (as desirable); dry land, a coast, an island -- country, isle, island.
of the sea
yam  (yawm)
from an unused root meaning to roar -- sea (-faring man, (-shore), south, west (-ern, side, -ward).
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Now King Ahasuerus laid a tribute on the land and on the coastlands of the sea.

King James Bible
And the king Ahasuerus laid a tribute upon the land, and upon the isles of the sea.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
King Ahasuerus imposed a tax throughout the land even to the farthest shores.

International Standard Version
King Ahasuerus imposed tribute on the land and on the islands of the sea.

NET Bible
King Ahasuerus then imposed forced labor on the land and on the coastlands of the sea.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
King Xerxes levied a tax on the country and the islands of the sea.

King James 2000 Bible
And king Ahasuerus imposed tribute upon the land, and upon the coastlands of the sea.
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