Esther 1:1
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
1961 [e]וַיְהִ֖י
way-hî
And it came to passConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
3117 [e]בִּימֵ֣י
bî-mê
in the daysPrep-b | N-mpc
325 [e]אֲחַשְׁוֵר֑וֹשׁ
’ă-ḥaš-wê-rō-wōš;
of AhasuerusN-proper-ms
1931 [e]ה֣וּא
he [was]Pro-3ms
325 [e]אֲחַשְׁוֵר֗וֹשׁ
’ă-ḥaš-wê-rō-wōš,
the AhasuerusN-proper-ms
4427 [e]הַמֹּלֵךְ֙
ham-mō-lêḵ
who reigned overArt | V-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
1912 [e]מֵהֹ֣דּוּ
mê-hōd-dū
from IndiaPrep-m | N-proper-fs
5704 [e]וְעַד־
wə-‘aḏ-
and toConj-w | Prep
3568 [e]כּ֔וּשׁ
kūš,
EthiopiaN-proper-fs
7651 [e]שֶׁ֛בַע
še-ḇa‘
sevenNumber-fs
6242 [e]וְעֶשְׂרִ֥ים
wə-‘eś-rîm
and twentyConj-w | Number-cp
3967 [e]וּמֵאָ֖ה
ū-mê-’āh
and a hundredConj-w | Number-fs
4082 [e]מְדִינָֽה׃
mə-ḏî-nāh.
provincesN-fs









Hebrew Texts
אסתר 1:1 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיְהִ֖י בִּימֵ֣י אֲחַשְׁוֵרֹ֑ושׁ ה֣וּא אֲחַשְׁוֵרֹ֗ושׁ הַמֹּלֵךְ֙ מֵהֹ֣דּוּ וְעַד־כּ֔וּשׁ שֶׁ֛בַע וְעֶשְׂרִ֥ים וּמֵאָ֖ה מְדִינָֽה׃

אסתר 1:1 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויהי בימי אחשורוש הוא אחשורוש המלך מהדו ועד־כוש שבע ועשרים ומאה מדינה׃

אסתר 1:1 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויהי בימי אחשורוש הוא אחשורוש המלך מהדו ועד־כוש שבע ועשרים ומאה מדינה׃

אסתר 1:1 Hebrew Bible
ויהי בימי אחשורוש הוא אחשורוש המלך מהדו ועד כוש שבע ועשרים ומאה מדינה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Now it took place in the days of Ahasuerus, the Ahasuerus who reigned from India to Ethiopia over 127 provinces,

King James Bible
Now it came to pass in the days of Ahasuerus, (this is Ahasuerus which reigned, from India even unto Ethiopia, over an hundred and seven and twenty provinces:)

Holman Christian Standard Bible
These events took place during the days of Ahasuerus, who ruled 127 provinces from India to Cush.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Ahasuerus. Prideaux has shewn satisfactorily that Ahasuerus was the Artaxerxes Longimanus of the Greeks, agreeably to the Septuagint and Josephus. See note on

Ezra 6:14 And the elders of the Jews built, and they prospered through the …

Ezra 4:6 And in the reign of Ahasuerus, in the beginning of his reign…

Daniel 9:1 In the first year of Darius the son of Ahasuerus, of the seed of …

from India.

Esther 8:9 Then were the king's scribes called at that time in the third month, …

Isaiah 18:1 Woe to the land shadowing with wings, which is beyond the rivers of Ethiopia:

Isaiah 37:9 And he heard say concerning Tirhakah king of Ethiopia, He is come …

an hundred.

Daniel 6:1 It pleased Darius to set over the kingdom an hundred and twenty princes, …

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