New Living Translation
After that, the young woman who most pleases the king will be made queen instead of Vashti." This advice was very appealing to the king, so he put the plan into effect.
King James Bible
And let the maiden which pleaseth the king be queen instead of Vashti. And the thing pleased the king; and he did so.
Darby Bible Translation
And let the maiden that pleaseth the king be queen instead of Vashti. And the thing pleased the king; and he did so.
World English Bible
and let the maiden who pleases the king be queen instead of Vashti." The thing pleased the king, and he did so.
Young's Literal Translation
and the young woman who is good in the eyes of the king doth reign instead of Vashti;' and the thing is good in the eyes of the king, and he doth so.
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CommentaryEsther 2:4 Parallel Commentaries
Let the king appoint agents in each province to bring these beautiful young women into the royal harem at the fortress of Susa. Hegai, the king's eunuch in charge of the harem, will see that they are all given beauty treatments.
At that time there was a Jewish man in the fortress of Susa whose name was Mordecai son of Jair. He was from the tribe of Benjamin and was a descendant of Kish and Shimei.
Even after all the young women had been transferred to the second harem and Mordecai had become a palace official,
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