Parallel Verses

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,

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 advice pleased the king and the princes, 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And this word 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:

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 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.' 21 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, 22 and sendeth letters unto all provinces of the king, unto province and province according to its writing, and unto people and people according to its tongue, for every man being head in his own house -- and speaking according to the language of his people.



Cross References

Genesis 41:37

And the thing is good in the eyes of Pharaoh, and in the eyes of all his servants,

Esther 1:19

If to the king it be good, there goeth forth a royal word from before him, and it is written with the laws of Persia and Media, and doth not pass away, that Vashti doth not come in before the king Ahasuerus, and her royalty doth the king give to her companion who is better than she;

Esther 2:4

and the young woman who is good in the eyes of the king doth reign instead of Vashti;' and the thing is good in the eyes of the king, and he doth so.

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