Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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
On that night
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

of records
זכרון 
Zikrown 
Usage: 24

of the chronicles
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

and they were read
קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

References

Context Readings

Mordecai Is Honored

1 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. 2 And it was found written that Mordecai had told of Bigthana and Teresh, two of the king's eunuchs, the keepers of the door, who had sought to lay hand on King Ahasuerus.


Cross References

Esther 2:23

And when inquisition was made of the matter, it was found out; therefore, they were both hanged on a tree; and it was written in the book of the chronicles before the king.

Daniel 6:18

Then the king went to his palace and lay down without eating; neither were instruments of music brought before him, and his sleep fled from him.

Esther 10:2

And all the acts of his power and of his might and the declaration of the greatness of Mordecai, unto 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

And in the second year of the reign of Nebuchadnezzar, Nebuchadnezzar dreamed dreams, with which his spirit was troubled, and his sleep fled from him.

Genesis 22:14

And Abraham called the name of that place The LORD Shall See (YHWH-jireh). Therefore it is said to this day, In the mount of the LORD it shall be seen.

1 Samuel 23:26-27

And Saul went on this side of the mountain, and David and his men on that side of the mountain; and David made haste to get away from the presence of Saul, for Saul and his men compassed David and his men round about to take them.

Esther 5:8

If I have found grace in the sight of the king and if it pleases the king to grant my petition and to perform my request, let the king and Haman come to the banquet that I shall prepare for them, and I will do tomorrow as the king has commanded.

Isaiah 41:17

The poor and needy seek the waters that are not; their tongue fails for thirst; I the LORD will hear them; I the God of Israel will not forsake them.

Malachi 3:16

Then those that feared the LORD spoke one to another, and the LORD hearkened and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before him for those that feared the LORD and for those that think in his name.

Romans 11:33

O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and of the knowledge of God! How incomprehensible are his judgments and his ways past finding out!

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