Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

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,

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 The following events happened in the days of Ahasuerus. (I am referring to that Ahasuerus who used to rule over a hundred and twenty-seven provinces extending all the way from India to Ethiopia.) 2 In those days, as King Ahasuerus sat on his royal throne in Susa the citadel, 3 in the third year of his reign he provided a banquet for all his officials and his servants. The army of Persia and Media was present, as well as the nobles and the officials of the provinces.


Cross References

Nehemiah 1:1

These are the words of Nehemiah son of Hacaliah: It so happened that in the month of Kislev, in the twentieth year, I was in Susa the citadel.

1 Kings 1:46

Furthermore, Solomon has assumed the royal throne.

Daniel 8:2

In this vision I saw myself in Susa the citadel, which is located in the province of Elam. In the vision I saw myself at the Ulai Canal.

2 Samuel 7:1

The king settled into his palace, for the Lord gave him relief from all his enemies on all sides.

Esther 2:3

And let the king appoint officers throughout all the provinces of his kingdom to gather all the attractive young women to Susa the citadel, to the harem under the authority of Hegai, the king's eunuch who oversees the women, and let him provide whatever cosmetics they desire.

Esther 3:15

The messengers scurried forth with the king's order. The edict was issued in Susa the citadel. While the king and Haman sat down to drink, the city of Susa was in an uproar!

Esther 4:16

"Go, assemble all the Jews who are found in Susa and fast in my behalf. Don't eat and don't drink for three days, night or day. My female attendants and I will also fast in the same way. Afterward I will go to the king, even though it violates the law. If I perish, I perish!"

Esther 9:12-15

Then the king said to Queen Esther, "In Susa the citadel the Jews have killed and destroyed five hundred men and the ten sons of Haman! What then have they done in the rest of the king's provinces? What is your request? It shall be given to you. What other petition do you have? It shall be done."

Daniel 4:4

I, Nebuchadnezzar, was relaxing in my home, living luxuriously in my palace.

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