Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

The Jews had light, and joy, and gladness, and honour.

New American Standard Bible

For the Jews there was light and gladness and joy and honor.

King James Version

The Jews had light, and gladness, and joy, and honour.

Holman Bible

and the Jews celebrated with gladness, joy, and honor.

International Standard Version

For the Jewish people, there was light and joy, gladness and honor.

A Conservative Version

The Jews had light and gladness, and joy and honor.

American Standard Version

The Jews had light and gladness, and joy and honor.

Amplified

The Jews had light [a dawn of new hope] and gladness and joy and honor.

Bible in Basic English

And the Jews had light and joy and honour.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The Jews had light and gladness and joy and honour.

Julia Smith Translation

There was to the Jews light and gladness and joy and honor.

King James 2000

The Jews had light, and gladness, and joy, and honor.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For the Jews, there was light and gladness, joy and honor.

Modern King James verseion

The Jews had light and gladness and joy and honor.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

but unto the Jews was come light and gladness, and joy, and worship.

NET Bible

For the Jews there was radiant happiness and joyous honor.

New Heart English Bible

The Jews had light, gladness, joy, and honor.

The Emphasized Bible

To the Jews, had come light, and joy, - and gladness and honour.

Webster

The Jews had light, and gladness, and joy, and honor.

World English Bible

The Jews had light, gladness, joy, and honor.

Youngs Literal Translation

to the Jews hath been light, and gladness, and joy, and honour,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יהוּדי 
Y@huwdiy 
Usage: 75

אורה 
'owrah 
Usage: 4

and gladness
שׂמחה 
Simchah 
Usage: 93

and joy
שׂשׂן שׂשׂון 
Sasown 
Usage: 23

References

American

Easton

Context Readings

Mordecai Is Promoted

15 And Mordecai went out from the presence of the king in royal apparel of blue and white, and with a great crown of gold, and with a mantle of byssus and purple; and the city of Shushan shouted and was glad. 16 The Jews had light, and joy, and gladness, and honour. 17 And in every province, and in every city, wherever the king's commandment and his decree came, the Jews had joy and gladness, a feast and a good day. And many among the peoples of the land became Jews; for the fear of the Jews had fallen upon them.



Cross References

Psalm 97:11

Light is sown for the righteous, and joy for the upright in heart.

Esther 4:1-3

And when Mordecai knew all that was done, Mordecai rent his garments, and put on sackcloth with ashes, and went out into the midst of the city, and cried with a loud and bitter cry,

Esther 4:16

Go, gather together all the Jews that are found in Shushan, and fast for me, and neither eat nor drink three days, night or day: I also and my maidens will fast likewise, and so will I go in unto the king, which is not according to the law; and if I perish, I perish.

Esther 9:17

on the thirteenth day of the month Adar; and on the fourteenth of the same they rested, and made it a day of feasting and joy.

Psalm 18:28

For it is thou that makest my lamp to shine: Jehovah my God enlighteneth my darkness.

Psalm 30:5-11

For a moment is passed in his anger, a life in his favour; at even weeping cometh for the night, and at morn there is rejoicing.

Psalm 112:4

Unto the upright there ariseth light in the darkness; he is gracious, and merciful, and righteous.

Proverbs 4:18-19

But the path of the righteous is as the shining light, going on and brightening until the day be fully come.

Proverbs 11:10

When it goeth well with the righteous, the city rejoiceth; and when the wicked perish, there is shouting.

Isaiah 30:29-30

Ye shall have a song, as in the night when a feast is sanctified; and joy of heart, as of one who goeth with a pipe to come unto the mountain of Jehovah, to the Rock of Israel.

Isaiah 35:10

And the ransomed of Jehovah shall return, and come to Zion with singing; and everlasting joy shall be upon their heads: they shall obtain gladness and joy, and sorrow and sighing shall flee away.

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