Parallel Verses

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.

Darby Translation

The Jews had light, and joy, and gladness, 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 mantel of fine linen and purple; and the city of Shushan rejoiced and was glad. 16 For the Jews there was light and gladness and joy and honor. 17 And in each province and in each city wherever the king's commandment and his decree came, the Jews had joy and gladness, a banquet and a good day. And many of the people of the land became Jews, for the fear of the Jews fell upon them.



Cross References

Psalm 97:11

Light is sown for the righteous and gladness for the upright in heart.

Esther 4:1-3

When Mordecai perceived all that was done, Mordecai rent his clothes and put on sackcloth with ashes and went out into the midst of the city and cried with a loud and a bitter cry

Esther 4:16

Go, gather together all the Jews that are present in Shushan and fast for me, and neither eat nor drink for three days, night or day; I also and my maidens will fast likewise; and so I will go in unto the king, even though this 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 day of the same they rested and made it a day of banquet and gladness.

Psalm 18:28

For thou wilt light my fire: the LORD my God will enlighten my darkness.

Psalm 30:5-11

For his anger endures but a moment; in his will is life; weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning.

Psalm 112:4

Zain A light has shined in the darkness upon the upright: Cheth Gracious and merciful and righteous.

Proverbs 4:18-19

But the path of the just is as the light of the morning star, that shines more and more until the day is perfect.

Proverbs 11:10

When it goes well with the righteous, the city rejoices, and when the wicked perish, there are feasts.

Isaiah 30:29-30

Ye shall have a song, as in the night in which the Passover is kept and gladness of heart as when one goes with a flute to come into the mountain of the LORD to the mighty One of Israel.

Isaiah 35:10

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

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