Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

A copy of the edict to be issued as law in each and every province was published to all the peoples, so that the Jews would be ready for this day to avenge themselves on their enemies.

King James Version

The copy of the writing for a commandment to be given in every province was published unto all people, and that the Jews should be ready against that day to avenge themselves on their enemies.

Holman Bible

A copy of the text, issued as law throughout every province, was distributed to all the peoples so the Jews could be ready to avenge themselves against their enemies on that day.

International Standard Version

A copy of the document was to be issued as law in each and every province and published for all people, indicating that the Jewish people were to be ready to take vengeance on their enemies on 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, and that the Jews should be ready against that day to avenge themselves on their enemies.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

A copy of the writing was to be issued as a decree in every province and as a proclamation to all peoples, and the Jews should be ready on that day to avenge themselves upon their enemies.

Bible in Basic English

A copy of the writing, to be made public as an order in every division of the kingdom, was given out to all the peoples, so that the Jews might be ready when that day came to give punishment to their haters.

Darby Translation

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.

Julia Smith Translation

The copy of the writing to be given an edict in every province and province, revealed to all the peoples, and for the Jews to be ready for this day to avenge themselves of their enemies.

King James 2000

The copy of the writing for a command to be given in every province was published unto all people, so that the Jews should be ready against that day to avenge themselves on their enemies.

Lexham Expanded Bible

A copy of the {edict} [was] to be given [as] law in each province to inform all the people, so that the Jews would be ready on that day to avenge themselves from their enemies.

Modern King James verseion

The copy of the writing for a command to be given in every province was announced to all people, even that the Jews should be ready against that day to avenge themselves on their enemies.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The sum of the writing was, how there was a commandment given in all lands to be published unto all the people, that the Jews should be ready against that day to avenge themselves on their enemies.

NET Bible

A copy of the edict was to be presented as law throughout each and every province and made known to all peoples, so that the Jews might be prepared on that day to avenge themselves from their enemies.

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 the Jews should be ready for that day to avenge themselves on their enemies.

The Emphasized Bible

A copy of the writing to be given, as an edict, throughout every province, was published to all the peoples, - and that the Jews be ready against that day, to avenge themselves on their enemies.

Webster

The copy of the writing for a commandment, to be given in every province was published to all people, and that the Jews should be ready against that day to avenge themselves on their enemies.

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 the Jews should be ready for that day to avenge themselves on their enemies.

Youngs Literal Translation

a copy of the writing to be made law in every province and province is revealed to all the peoples, and for the Jews being ready at this day to be avenged of their enemies.

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

and that the Jews
יהוּדי 
Y@huwdiy 
Usage: 75

עתיד 
`athiyd 
Usage: 5

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

to avenge
נקם 
Naqam 
Usage: 35

References

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Context Readings

Mordecai Is Promoted

12 upon the same day in all the provinces of King Ahasuerus, namely, upon the thirteenth day of the twelfth month, which is the month Adar. 13 A copy of the edict to be issued as law in each and every province was published to all the peoples, so that the Jews would be ready for this day to avenge themselves on their enemies. 14 So the posts rode upon mules, they went out on mules, being hastened and pressed on by the king's commandment. And the law was given at Shushan, the palace.



Cross References

Esther 3:14

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.

Judges 16:28

Then Samson called unto the LORD and said, O Lord GOD, remember me now and strengthen me now only this once, O God, that I may take vengeance at once of the Philistines for my two eyes.

Psalm 37:14-15

He The wicked have drawn out the sword and have bent their bow to cast down the poor and needy and to slay such as are of upright conversation.

Psalm 68:23

Thy foot shall be dipped in the blood of thine enemies and the tongue of thy dogs in the same.

Psalm 92:10-11

But my horn shalt thou exalt like the horn of a unicorn; I shall be anointed with fresh oil.

Psalm 149:6-9

The high praises of God shall be in their mouth and a two-edged sword in their hand,

Luke 18:7

And shall not God avenge his own elect who cry day and night unto him though he bears long regarding them?

Revelation 6:10

And they cried with a loud voice, saying, How long, O Lord, holy and true, dost thou not judge and avenge our blood on those that dwell in the earth?

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