Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

That the decree might be given in every province, a copy of the writing was published to all peoples, that they should be ready against that day.

New American Standard Bible

A copy of the edict to be issued as law in every province was published to all the peoples so that they should be ready for this day.

King James Version

The copy of the writing for a commandment to be given in every province was published unto all people, that they should be ready against that day.

Holman Bible

A copy of the text, issued as law throughout every province, was distributed to all the peoples so that they might get ready for that day.

International Standard Version

A copy of the letter was to be issued as an edict in every province and published to all the people, telling them to be ready for that day.

A Conservative Version

A copy of the writing that the decree should be given out in every province was published to all the peoples, that they should be ready against that day.

American Standard Version

A copy of the writing, that the decree should be given out in every province, was published unto all the peoples, that they should be ready against that day.

Amplified

A copy of the writing was to be published and given out as a decree in every province to all the peoples to be ready for that day.

Bible in Basic English

A copy of the writing, to be made public in every part of the kingdom, was sent out to all the peoples, so that they might be ready when that day came.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The copy of the writing was to be given as law in every province that it be published unto all the peoples, that they should be ready against that day.

Julia Smith Translation

A copy of the writing to be given an edict in every province and province, being manifested to all peoples to be ready for that day.

King James 2000

The copy of the writing for a commandment to be given in every province was published unto all people, that they should be ready against that day.

Lexham Expanded Bible

A copy of the edict [was] presented [as] law in every province making [it] known to all the people to be ready for that day.

Modern King James verseion

The copy of the writing, for a command to be given in every province, was published to all people, to be ready for that day.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

This was the sum of the writing, that there should be a commandment given in all lands, to be published unto all people, that they should be ready against the same day.

NET Bible

A copy of this edict was to be presented as law throughout every province; it was to be made known to all the inhabitants, so that they would be prepared for this day.

New Heart English Bible

A copy of the letter, that the decree should be given out in every province, was published to all the peoples, that they should be ready against that day.

The Emphasized Bible

A copy of the writing, to be delivered as an edict throughout every province, was published to all the peoples, - that they should be ready against this day.

Webster

The copy of the writing for a commandment to be given in every province, was published to all people, that they should be ready against that day.

World English Bible

A copy of the letter, that the decree should be given out in every province, was published to all the peoples, that they should be ready against that day.

Youngs Literal Translation

a copy of the writing to be made law in every province and province is revealed to all the peoples, to be ready for this day.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
פּתשׁגן פּרשׁגן 
Parshegen 
Usage: 4

of the writing
כּתב 
Kathab 
Usage: 17

דּת 
Dath 
Usage: 22

to be given
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

מדינה 
M@diynah 
Usage: 53

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

עתיד 
`athiyd 
Usage: 5

References

Easton

Context Readings

Haman Is Promoted

13 And the letters were sent by couriers into all the king's provinces, to destroy, to kill, and to cause to perish, all Jews, both young and old, little children and women, in one day, upon the thirteenth of the twelfth month, that is, the month Adar, and to take the spoil of them for a prey. 14 That the decree might be given in every province, a copy of the writing was published to all peoples, that they should be ready against that day. 15 The couriers went out, being hastened by the king's commandment, and the decree was given in Shushan the fortress. And the king and Haman sat down to drink; but the city of Shushan was in consternation.



Cross References

Esther 8:13-14

That the decree might be given in every province, a copy of the writing was published to all the peoples, and that the Jews should be ready against that day to avenge themselves on their enemies.

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