Esther 1:2
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New American Standard Bible
in those days as King Ahasuerus sat on his royal throne which was at the citadel in Susa,

King James Bible
That in those days, when the king Ahasuerus sat on the throne of his kingdom, which was in Shushan the palace,

Darby Bible Translation
in those days, when the king Ahasuerus sat on the throne of his kingdom, which was in Shushan the fortress,

World English Bible
that in those days, when the King Ahasuerus sat on the throne of his kingdom, which was in Shushan the palace,

Young's Literal Translation
in those days, at the sitting of the king Ahasuerus on the throne of his kingdom, that is in Shushan the palace,

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Esther
The spirit of the book of Esther is anything but attractive. It is never quoted or referred to by Jesus or His apostles, and it is a satisfaction to think that in very early times, and even among Jewish scholars, its right to a place in the canon was hotly contested. Its aggressive fanaticism and fierce hatred of all that lay outside of Judaism were felt by the finer spirits to be false to the more generous instincts that lay at the heart of the Hebrew religion; but by virtue of its very intensity
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
1 Kings 1:46
"Besides, Solomon has even taken his seat on the throne of the kingdom.

Nehemiah 1:1
The words of Nehemiah the son of Hacaliah. Now it happened in the month Chislev, in the twentieth year, while I was in Susa the capitol,

Esther 2:3
"Let the king appoint overseers in all the provinces of his kingdom that they may gather every beautiful young virgin to the citadel of Susa, to the harem, into the custody of Hegai, the king's eunuch, who is in charge of the women; and let their cosmetics be given them.

Daniel 8:2
I looked in the vision, and while I was looking I was in the citadel of Susa, which is in the province of Elam; and I looked in the vision and I myself was beside the Ulai Canal.

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