KJV LexiconAnd the king
a king -- king, royal.
of Persian origin; Achashverosh (i.e. Ahasuerus or Artaxerxes, but in this case Xerxes), the title (rather than name) of a Persian king -- Ahasuerus.
to put (used in a great variety of applications, literal, figurative, inferentially, and elliptically)wholly, work.
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
the earth (at large, or partitively a land) -- common, country, earth, field, ground, land, natins, way, + wilderness, world.
and upon the isles
a habitable spot (as desirable); dry land, a coast, an island -- country, isle, island.
of the sea
from an unused root meaning to roar -- sea (-faring man, (-shore), south, west (-ern, side, -ward).
Parallel VersesNew 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.
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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