Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Esther did not make known her people or heritage because Mordecai had instructed her not to make it known.

New American Standard Bible

Esther did not make known her people or her kindred, for Mordecai had instructed her that she should not make them known.

King James Version

Esther had not shewed her people nor her kindred: for Mordecai had charged her that she should not shew it.

Holman Bible

Esther did not reveal her ethnic background or her birthplace, because Mordecai had ordered her not to.

A Conservative Version

Esther had not made known her people nor her kindred, for Mordecai had charged her that she should not make it known.

American Standard Version

Esther had not made known her people nor her kindred; for Mordecai had charged her that she should not make it known.

Amplified

Esther had not made known her nationality or her kindred, for Mordecai had charged her not to do so.

Bible in Basic English

Esther had not said what family or people she came from, for Mordecai had given her orders not to do so.

Darby Translation

Esther had not made known her people nor her birth; for Mordecai had charged her that she should not make it known.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Esther had not declared her people nor her birth, for Mordecai had charged her that she should not declare it.

Julia Smith Translation

Esther announced not her people and her birth: for Mordecai commanded to her that she shall not announce.

King James 2000

Esther had not revealed her people nor her kindred: for Mordecai had charged her that she should not show it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Esther did not disclose her people and her family because Modecai had charged her that she must not tell.

Modern King James verseion

Esther had not revealed her people nor her kindred, for Mordecai had commanded her that she should not show it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But Esther showed not her people nor her kindred: for Mordecai had charged her, that she should not tell it.

NET Bible

Now Esther had not disclosed her people or her lineage, for Mordecai had instructed her not to do so.

New Heart English Bible

Esther had not made known her people nor her relatives, because Mordecai had instructed her that she should not make it known.

The Emphasized Bible

Esther had not told of her people, nor of her kindred, - for, Mordecai, had laid charge upon her, that she should not tell.

Webster

Esther had not showed her people nor her kindred: for Mordecai had charged her that she should not show it.

World English Bible

Esther had not made known her people nor her relatives, because Mordecai had instructed her that she should not make it known.

Youngs Literal Translation

Esther hath not declared her people, and her kindred, for Mordecai hath laid a charge on her that she doth not declare it;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אסתּר 
'Ecter 
Usage: 55

had not shewed
נגד 
Nagad 
Usage: 370

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

מולדת 
Mowledeth 
Usage: 22

מרדּכּי 
Mord@kay 
Usage: 60

צוה 
Tsavah 
Usage: 494

נגד 
Nagad 
Usage: 370

Images Esther 2:10

Prayers for Esther 2:10

Context Readings

Esther Is Chosen Queen

9 The young woman pleased him and gained his favor. He quickly provided her beauty treatments and gave her portions of food to her. He also assigned her seven suitable young women from the palace and transferred her and her young women to the best place in the harem. 10 Esther did not make known her people or heritage because Mordecai had instructed her not to make it known. 11 Every day Mordecai would walk back and forth in front of the court of the harem to find out about Esther's well-being and what was happening to her.


Cross References

Esther 2:20

Now Esther had not declared her heritage or her people, just as Mordecai had instructed her, for Esther did what Mordecai told her just as she had done when she was raised by him.

Esther 2:7

Mordecai had raised his cousin Hadassah, or Esther, because she had no father or mother. The young woman had a beautiful figure and was very attractive. After her mother and father died, Mordecai had taken her as his daughter.

Esther 3:8

Then Haman told King Ahasuerus, "There is a certain people scattered and divided among the people throughout the provinces of your kingdom. Their laws are different than all the other people, they don't obey the king's laws, and it's not in the king's best interest to leave them alone.

Esther 4:13-14

Mordecai told them to reply to Esther, "Don't suppose that because you are in the palace, you will escape any more than the other Jewish people.

Esther 7:4

Indeed, I and my people have been sold to be annihilated, killed, and destroyed. If we had just been sold as male and female slaves, I would have kept quiet, because the trouble wouldn't have been sufficient to bother the king."

Matthew 10:16

"Pay attention, now! I am sending you out like sheep among wolves. So be as cunning as serpents and as innocent as doves.

Ephesians 6:1

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is the right thing to do.

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