Parallel Verses

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,

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; so he ordered that the book of records and 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.

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 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, 2 and it is found written that Mordecai had declared concerning Bigthana and Teresh, two of the eunuchs of the king, of the keepers of the threshold, who sought to put forth a hand on king Ahasuerus.


Cross References

Esther 2:23

and the thing is sought out, and found, and they are hanged both of them on a tree, and it is written in the book of the Chronicles before the king.

Daniel 6:18

Then hath the king gone to his palace, and he hath passed the night fasting, and dahavan have not been brought up before him, and his sleep hath fled from off him.

Esther 10:2

and all the work of his strength, and his might, and the explanation of the greatness of Mordecai with which the king made him great, are they not written on the book of the Chronicles of Media and Persia?

Daniel 2:1

And in the second year of the reign of Nebuchadnezzar, dreamed hath Nebuchadnezzar dreams, and his spirit doth move itself, and his sleep hath been against him;

Genesis 22:14

and Abraham calleth the name of that place 'Jehovah-Jireh,' because it is said this day in the mount, 'Jehovah doth provide.'

1 Samuel 23:26-27

And Saul goeth on this side of the mountain, and David and his men on that side of the mountain, and David is hastened to go from the face of Saul, and Saul and his men are compassing David and his men, to catch them.

Esther 5:8

if I have found grace in the eyes of the king, and if unto the king it be good, to give my petition, and to perform my request, the king doth come, and Haman, unto the banquet that I make for them, and to-morrow I do according to the word of the king.'

Isaiah 41:17

The poor and the needy are seeking water, And there is none, Their tongue with thirst hath failed, I, Jehovah do answer them, The God of Israel -- I forsake them not.

Malachi 3:16

Then have those fearing Jehovah spoken one to another, And Jehovah doth attend and hear, And written is a book of memorial before Him Of those fearing Jehovah, And of those esteeming His name.

Romans 11:33

O depth of riches, and wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable His judgments, and untraceable His ways!

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