Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

When the edict of the king which he shall make, is published throughout all his kingdom, for, great, it is, then, all wives, will give honour unto their lords, both great and small.

New American Standard Bible

When the king’s edict which he will make is heard throughout all his kingdom, great as it is, then all women will give honor to their husbands, great and small.”

King James Version

And when the king's decree which he shall make shall be published throughout all his empire, (for it is great,) all the wives shall give to their husbands honour, both to great and small.

Holman Bible

The decree the king issues will be heard throughout his vast kingdom, so all women will honor their husbands, from the least to the greatest.”

International Standard Version

When the edict of the king that he issues is heard throughout his kingdom for it's vast then all the women will give honor to their husbands, from the greatest to the least important."

A Conservative Version

And when the king's decree which he shall make shall be published throughout all his kingdom (for it is great), all the wives will give to their husbands honor, both to great and small.

American Standard Version

And when the king's decree which he shall make shall be published throughout all his kingdom (for it is great), all the wives will give to their husbands honor, both to great and small.

Amplified

So when the king’s great decree is proclaimed throughout his [extensive] kingdom, all women will give honor to their husbands, from the great to the insignificant.”

Bible in Basic English

And when this order, given by the king, is made public through all his kingdom (for it is great), all the wives will give honour to their husbands, great as well as small.

Darby Translation

and when the king's edict which he shall make shall be heard throughout his realm for it is great all the wives shall give to their husbands honour, from the greatest to the least.

Julia Smith Translation

And the decree of the king which he shall make being heard in all his kingdom, (for it is great,) and all the women shall give honor to their husbands, to the great and even to the small.

King James 2000

And when the king's decree which he shall make shall be published throughout all his empire, (for it is great,) all the wives shall give to their husbands honor, both to great and small.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And let the king's decree that he will make be proclaimed in all his kingdom, because it [is] vast and all the women will honor their husbands, great and small."

Modern King James verseion

And when the king's decree which he shall make shall be published throughout all his empire (for it is great), all the wives shall give their husbands honor, both the great and small.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And when this commandment of the king, which shall be made, is published throughout all his empire - which is great - all women shall hold their husbands in honor; both among great and small."

NET Bible

And let the king's decision which he will enact be disseminated throughout all his kingdom, vast though it is. Then all the women will give honor to their husbands, from the most prominent to the lowly."

New Heart English Bible

When the king's decree which he shall make is published throughout all his kingdom (for it is great), all the wives will give their husbands honor, both great and small."

Webster

And when the king's decree which he shall make shall be published throughout all his empire, (for it is great,) all the wives will give to their husbands honor, both to great and small.

World English Bible

When the king's decree which he shall make is published throughout all his kingdom (for it is great), all the wives will give their husbands honor, both great and small."

Youngs Literal Translation

and the sentence of the king that he maketh hath been heard in all his kingdom -- for it is great -- and all the wives give honour to their husbands, from great even unto small.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

פּתגּם 
Pithgam 
Usage: 2

מלכיּה מלכת מלכוּת 
Malkuwth 
Usage: 91

for it is great
רב 
Rab 
Usage: 458

all the wives
נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

יקר 
Y@qar 
Usage: 17

both to great
גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

References

Context Readings

Queen Vashti Refuses The King's Request

19 If, unto the king, it seem good, let there go forth a royal declaration from before him, and let it be written among the laws of Persia and Media, so that it shall not pass away, - That Vashti, is not to come in, before King Ahasuerus, and, her royal estate, let the king give unto her neighbour, who is better than she. 20 When the edict of the king which he shall make, is published throughout all his kingdom, for, great, it is, then, all wives, will give honour unto their lords, both great and small. 21 And the thing seemed good in the eyes of the king, and the rulers, - and the king did according to the word of Memucan.



Cross References

Colossians 3:18

Ye wives! be submitting yourselves unto your husbands, as is becoming in the Lord;

Ephesians 5:33

Nevertheless, ye also, do ye, individually, each man be so loving, his own wife, as himself, and, the wife, see that she reverence her husband.

Deuteronomy 17:13

And, all the people, shall hear and fear, - and shall not act presumptuously any more.

Deuteronomy 21:21

Then shall all the men of his city stone him with stones that he die, so shalt thou consume the wicked thing out of thy midst, - and, all Israel, shall hear and fear.

Ephesians 5:22

Ye wives, unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord,

1 Peter 3:1-7

In like manner, ye wives, - submitting yourselves unto your own husbands; in order that, if any are not yielding unto the word, through their wives behaviour, they may, without the word, be won,

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