Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then Mordecai told them to reply to Esther, "Do not imagine that you in the king's palace can escape any more than all the Jews.

King James Version

Then Mordecai commanded to answer Esther, Think not with thyself that thou shalt escape in the king's house, more than all the Jews.

Holman Bible

Mordecai told [the messenger] to reply to Esther, "Don't think that you will escape the fate of all the Jews because you are in the king's palace.

International Standard Version

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.

A Conservative Version

Then Mordecai bade them return answer to Esther, Think not with thyself that thou shall escape in the king's house more than all the Jews.

American Standard Version

Then Mordecai bade them return answer unto Esther, Think not with thyself that thou shalt escape in the king's house, more than all the Jews.

Amplified

Then Mordecai told them to return this answer to Esther, Do not flatter yourself that you shall escape in the king's palace any more than all the other Jews.

Bible in Basic English

Then Mordecai sent this answer back to Esther: Do not have the idea that you in the king's house will be safe from the fate of all the Jews.

Darby Translation

And Mordecai bade to answer Esther: Imagine not in thy heart that thou shalt escape in the king's house, more than all the Jews.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then Mordecai told them to answer Esther, Do not think in thy soul that thou shalt escape in the king's house, more than all the Jews.

Julia Smith Translation

And Mordecai will tell to turn back to Esther, Thou wilt not imagine in thy soul to escape in the house of the king more than all the Jews.

King James 2000

Then Mordecai commanded to answer Esther, Think not to yourself that you shall escape in the king's house, more than all the Jews.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Mordecai told [them] to reply to Esther: "Do not think that your life will be saved [in] the palace of the king more than all the Jews.

Modern King James verseion

And Mordecai commanded them to answer Esther, Do not think within yourself that you shall escape in the king's house more than all the Jews.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Mordecai bade say again unto Esther, "Think not to save thine own life, while thou art in the king's house before all Jews:

NET Bible

he said to take back this answer to Esther:

New Heart English Bible

Then Mordecai asked them return answer to Esther, "Do not think to yourself that you will escape in the king's house any more than all the Jews.

The Emphasized Bible

Then Mordecai commanded to answer Esther, - Do not think in thine own soul, to escape in the house of the king from among all the Jews.

Webster

Then Mordecai commanded to answer Esther, Think not with thyself that thou shalt escape in the king's house more than all the Jews.

World English Bible

Then Mordecai asked them return answer to Esther, "Don't think to yourself that you will escape in the king's house any more than all the Jews.

Youngs Literal Translation

and Mordecai speaketh to send back unto Esther: 'Do not think in thy soul to be delivered in the house of the king, more than all the Jews,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מרדּכּי 
Mord@kay 
Usage: 60

to answer
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

אסתּר 
'Ecter 
Usage: 55

דּמה 
Damah 
Usage: 30

not with thyself
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

מלט 
Malat 
Usage: 95

in the king's
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Esther's Problem

12 They related Esther's words to Mordecai. 13 Then Mordecai told them to reply to Esther, "Do not imagine that you in the king's palace can escape any more than all the Jews. 14 "For if you remain silent at this time, relief and deliverance will arise for the Jews from another place and you and your father's house will perish. And who knows whether you have not attained royalty for such a time as this?"



Cross References

Proverbs 24:10-12

If you are slack in the day of distress, Your strength is limited.

Matthew 16:24-25

Then Jesus said to His disciples, "If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross and follow Me.

John 12:25

"He who loves his life loses it, and he who hates his life in this world will keep it to life eternal.

Philippians 2:30

because he came close to death for the work of Christ, risking his life to complete what was deficient in your service to me.

Hebrews 12:3

For consider Him who has endured such hostility by sinners against Himself, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart.

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