Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

This word pleased the king and the princes, and the king did as Memucan proposed.

King James Version

And the saying pleased the king and the princes; and the king did according to the word of Memucan:

Holman Bible

The king and his counselors approved the proposal, and he followed Memucan’s advice.

International Standard Version

This seemed like a good idea to the king and his officials, so the king did what Memucan suggested.

A Conservative Version

And the saying pleased the king and the rulers, and the king did according to the word of Memucan.

American Standard Version

And the saying pleased the king and the princes; and the king did according to the word of Memucan:

Amplified

This statement (advice) pleased the king and the officials, and the king did what Memucan proposed.

Bible in Basic English

And this suggestion seemed good to the king and the captains; and the king did as Memucan said;

Darby Translation

And the saying pleased the king and the princes; and the king did according to the word of Memucan.

Julia Smith Translation

And the word will be good in the eyes of the king and the chiefs; and the king will do according to the word of Memucan.

King James 2000

And the saying pleased the king and the princes; and the king did according to the word of Memucan:

Lexham Expanded Bible

{This advice pleased the king} and the officials, and the king acted according to the word of Memucan.

Modern King James verseion

And the saying pleased the king and the princes. And the king did according to the word of Memucan.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

This pleased the king and the princes, and the king did according to the word of Memucan.

NET Bible

The matter seemed appropriate to the king and the officials. So the king acted on the advice of Memucan.

New Heart English Bible

And this advice pleased the king and the officials, and the king did according to the word of Memucan:

The Emphasized Bible

And the thing seemed good in the eyes of the king, and the rulers, - and the king did according to the word of Memucan.

Webster

And the saying pleased the king and the princes; and the king did according to the word of Memucan:

World English Bible

This advice pleased the king and the princes, and the king did according to the word of Memucan:

Youngs Literal Translation

And the thing is good in the eyes of the king, and of the princes, and the king doth according to the word of Memucan,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the saying
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

יטב 
Yatab 
Usage: 115

the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

and the princes
שׂר 
Sar 
Usage: 421

and the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

according to the word
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

References

Context Readings

Queen Vashti Refuses The King's Request

20 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.” 21 This word pleased the king and the princes, and the king did as Memucan proposed. 22 So he sent letters to all the king’s provinces, to each province according to its script and to every people according to their language, that every man should be the master in his own house and the one who speaks in the language of his own people.



Cross References

Genesis 41:37

Now the proposal seemed good to Pharaoh and to all his servants.

Esther 1:19

If it pleases the king, let a royal edict be issued by him and let it be written in the laws of Persia and Media so that it cannot be repealed, that Vashti may no longer come into the presence of King Ahasuerus, and let the king give her royal position to another who is more worthy than she.

Esther 2:4

Then let the young lady who pleases the king be queen in place of Vashti.” And the matter pleased the king, and he did accordingly.

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