Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

During that night the king could not sleep so he gave an order to bring the book of records, the chronicles, and they were read before the king.

King James Version

On that night could not the king sleep, and he commanded to bring the book of records of the chronicles; and they were read before the king.

Holman Bible

That night sleep escaped the king, so he ordered the book recording daily events to be brought and read to the king.

International Standard Version

That night the king could not sleep, so he gave instructions to bring the book of records, the chronicles, and they were read to the king.

A Conservative Version

On that night the king could not sleep. And he commanded to bring the book of records of the chronicles, and they were read before the king.

American Standard Version

On that night could not the king sleep; and he commanded to bring the book of records of the chronicles, and they were read before the king.

Amplified

On that night the king could not sleep; and he ordered that the book of memorable deeds, the chronicles, be brought, and they were read before the king.

Bible in Basic English

That night the king was unable to get any sleep; and he sent for the books of the records; and while some one was reading them to the king,

Darby Translation

On that night sleep fled from the king. And he commanded to bring the book of records of the chronicles; and they were read before the king.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

On that night the king could not sleep, and he commanded to bring the book of records of the chronicles, and they were read before the king.

Julia Smith Translation

In that night the king's sleep fled away, and he will say to bring in the book of memorials of the words of the days; and they will be read before the king.

King James 2000

On that night the king could not sleep, and he commanded to be brought the book of records of the chronicles; and they were read before the king.

Lexham Expanded Bible

During that night the king's sleep escaped [him], and he gave orders to bring the {scroll of records and chronicles}, and they were read before the king.

Modern King James verseion

On that night the king could not sleep, and he commanded to bring the Book of the Records of the Matter of the Days. And they were read before the king.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The same night could not the king sleep, and he commanded to bring the Chronicles and the stories: which when they were read before the king,

NET Bible

Throughout that night the king was unable to sleep, so he asked for the book containing the historical records to be brought. As the records were being read in the king's presence,

New Heart English Bible

On that night, the king couldn't sleep. He commanded the book of records of the chronicles to be brought, and they were read to the king.

The Emphasized Bible

During that night, the sleep of the king fled, - and he commanded to bring in the book of remembrance, the chronicles, and they were read before the king.

Webster

In that night the king could not sleep, and he commanded to bring the book of records of the chronicles; and they were read before the king.

World English Bible

On that night, the king couldn't sleep. He commanded the book of records of the chronicles to be brought, and they were read to the king.

Youngs Literal Translation

On that night hath the sleep of the king fled away, and he saith to bring in the book of memorials of the Chronicles, and they are read before the king,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
לילה ליל ליל 
Layil 
Usage: 233

could not
נדד 
Nadad 
Usage: 28

the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

שׁנא שׁנה 
Shehah 
Usage: 23

and he commanded

Usage: 0

to bring

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

the book
ספרה ספר 
Cepher 
Usage: 186

זכרון 
Zikrown 
Usage: 24

of the chronicles
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

Context Readings

Mordecai Is Honored

1 During that night the king could not sleep so he gave an order to bring the book of records, the chronicles, and they were read before the king. 2 It was found written what Mordecai had reported concerning Bigthana and Teresh, two of the king's eunuchs who were doorkeepers, that they had sought to lay hands on King Ahasuerus.


Cross References

Esther 2:23

Now when the plot was investigated and found to be so, they were both hanged on a gallows; and it was written in the Book of the Chronicles in the king's presence.

Daniel 6:18

Then the king went off to his palace and spent the night fasting, and no entertainment was brought before him; and his sleep fled from him.

Esther 10:2

And all the accomplishments of his authority and strength, and the full account of the greatness of Mordecai to which the king advanced him, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Media and Persia?

Daniel 2:1

Now in the second year of the reign of Nebuchadnezzar, Nebuchadnezzar had dreams; and his spirit was troubled and his sleep left him.

Genesis 22:14

Abraham called the name of that place The LORD Will Provide, as it is said to this day, "In the mount of the LORD it will be provided."

1 Samuel 23:26-27

Saul went on one side of the mountain, and David and his men on the other side of the mountain; and David was hurrying to get away from Saul, for Saul and his men were surrounding David and his men to seize them.

Esther 5:8

if I have found favor in the sight of the king, and if it pleases the king to grant my petition and do what I request, may the king and Haman come to the banquet which I will prepare for them, and tomorrow I will do as the king says."

Isaiah 41:17

"The afflicted and needy are seeking water, but there is none, And their tongue is parched with thirst; I, the LORD, will answer them Myself, As the God of Israel I will not forsake them.

Malachi 3:16

Then those who feared the LORD spoke to one another, and the LORD gave attention and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before Him for those who fear the LORD and who esteem His name.

Romans 11:33

Oh, the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are His judgments and unfathomable His ways!



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