Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

in those days as King Ahasuerus sat on his royal throne which was at the citadel in Susa,

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

In those days King Ahasuerus reigned from his royal throne in the fortress at Susa.

International Standard Version

At that time King Ahasuerus was ruling from Susa the capital.

A Conservative Version

that in those days, when king Ahasuerus sat on the throne of his kingdom, which was in Shushan the palace,

American Standard Version

that in those days, when the king Ahasuerus sat on the throne of his kingdom, which was in Shushan the palace,

Amplified

in those days when King Ahasuerus sat on his royal throne which was at the citadel in Susa [the capital of the Persian Empire],

Bible in Basic English

That in those days, when King Ahasuerus was ruling in Shushan, his strong town,

Darby Translation

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

Julia Smith Translation

In those days, when king Ahasuerus sat upon the throne of his kingdom, which was in Shushan the fortress,

King James 2000

That in those days, when king Ahasuerus sat on the throne of his kingdom, which was in Shushan the citadel,

Lexham Expanded Bible

In those days as King Ahasuerus was sitting on the throne of his kingdom, which [was] in the citadel of Susa,

Modern King James verseion

In those days, when King Ahasuerus sat on the throne of his kingdom in Shushan the palace,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

even in those days when the king Ahasuerus sat on his seat royal which was in Susa, the chief city,

NET Bible

In those days, as King Ahasuerus sat on his royal throne in Susa the citadel,

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

in those days, - when King Ahasuerus was sitting on the throne of his kingdom, which was in Shusan the palace;

Webster

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

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

in those days, at the sitting of the king Ahasuerus on the throne of his kingdom, that is in Shushan the palace,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

when the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

אחשׁרשׁ אחשׁורושׁ 
'Achashverowsh 
Usage: 31

sat
ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

on the throne
כּסּה כּסּא 
Kicce' 
Usage: 135

מלכיּה מלכת מלכוּת 
Malkuwth 
Usage: 91

שׁוּשׁן 
Shuwshan 
Usage: 21

Context Readings

The King's Banquets

1 Now it took place in the days of Ahasuerus, the Ahasuerus who reigned from India to Ethiopia over 127 provinces, 2 in those days as King Ahasuerus sat on his royal throne which was at the citadel in Susa, 3 in the third year of his reign he gave a banquet for all his princes and attendants, the army officers of Persia and Media, the nobles and the princes of his provinces being in his presence.


Cross References

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,

1 Kings 1:46

Besides, Solomon has even taken his seat on the throne of the kingdom.

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.

2 Samuel 7:1

Now it came about when the king lived in his house, and the Lord had given him rest on every side from all his enemies,

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.

Esther 3:15

The couriers went out impelled by the king’s command while the decree was issued at the citadel in Susa; and while the king and Haman sat down to drink, the city of Susa was in confusion.

Esther 4:16

“Go, assemble all the Jews who are found in Susa, and fast for me; do not eat or drink for three days, night or day. I and my maidens also will fast in the same way. And thus I will go in to the king, which is not according to the law; and if I perish, I perish.”

Esther 9:12-15

The king said to Queen Esther, “The Jews have killed and destroyed five hundred men and the ten sons of Haman at the citadel in Susa. What then have they done in the rest of the king’s provinces! Now what is your petition? It shall even be granted you. And what is your further request? It shall also be done.”

Daniel 4:4

I, Nebuchadnezzar, was at ease in my house and flourishing in my palace.

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