Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And Mordecai wrote these things, and sent letters to all the Jews near and far that were in all the provinces of king Ahasuerus,

New American Standard Bible

Then Mordecai recorded these events, and he sent letters to all the Jews who were in all the provinces of King Ahasuerus, both near and far,

King James Version

And Mordecai wrote these things, and sent letters unto all the Jews that were in all the provinces of the king Ahasuerus, both nigh and far,

Holman Bible

Mordecai recorded these events and sent letters to all the Jews in all of King Ahasuerus’s provinces, both near and far.

International Standard Version

Mordecai wrote these instructions and sent letters to all the Jewish people in all the provinces of King Ahasuerus, both near and far,

A Conservative Version

And Mordecai wrote these things, and sent letters to all the Jews who were in all the provinces of the king Ahasuerus, both near and far,

American Standard Version

And Mordecai wrote these things, and sent letters unto all the Jews that were in all the provinces of the king Ahasuerus, both nigh and far,

Amplified

And Mordecai recorded these things, and he sent letters to all the Jews who were in all the provinces of the King Ahasuerus, both near and far,

Bible in Basic English

And Mordecai sent letters to all the Jews in every division of the kingdom of Ahasuerus, near and far,

Julia Smith Translation

And Mordecai will write these words, and send letters to all the Jews that were in all the king Ahasuerus's provinces, near and far off,

King James 2000

And Mordecai wrote these things, and sent letters unto all the Jews that were in all the provinces of king Ahasuerus, both near and far,

Lexham Expanded Bible

Mordecai wrote down these things and he sent letters to all the Jews who [were] in all [of] the provinces of King Ahasuerus, [both] near and far,

Modern King James verseion

And Mordecai wrote these things, and sent letters to all the Jews in all the provinces of the King Ahasuerus, near and far,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Mordecai wrote these acts, and sent the writings unto all the Jews that were in all the lands of the king Ahasuerus, both nigh and far,

NET Bible

Mordecai wrote these matters down and sent letters to all the Jews who were throughout all the provinces of King Ahasuerus, both near and far,

New Heart English Bible

Mordecai wrote these things, and sent letters to all the Jews who were in all the provinces of the king Ahasuerus, both near and far,

The Emphasized Bible

And Mordecai wrote these things, - and sent letters unto all the Jews who were in all the provinces of King Ahasuerus, near, and far off;

Webster

And Mordecai wrote these things, and sent letters to all the Jews that were in all the provinces of the king Ahasuerus, both nigh and far,

World English Bible

Mordecai wrote these things, and sent letters to all the Jews who were in all the provinces of the king Ahasuerus, both near and far,

Youngs Literal Translation

And Mordecai writeth these things, and sendeth letters unto all the Jews who are in all provinces of the king Ahasuerus, who are near and who are far off,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מרדּכּי 
Mord@kay 
Usage: 60

כּתב 
Kathab 
Usage: 223

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

and sent
שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

ספרה ספר 
Cepher 
Usage: 186

unto all the Jews
יהוּדי 
Y@huwdiy 
Usage: 75

מדינה 
M@diynah 
Usage: 53

of the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

אחשׁרשׁ אחשׁורושׁ 
'Achashverowsh 
Usage: 31

קרב קרוב 
Qarowb 
Usage: 77

References

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Context Readings

The Feast Of Purim

19 Therefore the Jews of the villages that dwell in the country towns make the fourteenth of the month Adar a day of joy and feasting, and a good day, and on which they send portions one to another. 20 And Mordecai wrote these things, and sent letters to all the Jews near and far that were in all the provinces of king Ahasuerus, 21 to establish this among them, that they should keep the fourteenth day of the month Adar, and the fifteenth day of the same, yearly,



Cross References

Exodus 17:14

And Jehovah said to Moses, Write this for a memorial in the book, and rehearse it in the ears of Joshua, that I will utterly blot out the remembrance of Amalek from under the heavens.

Deuteronomy 31:19-22

And now, write ye this song, and teach it to the children of Israel; put it in their mouths, that this song may be a witness for me against the children of Israel.

1 Chronicles 16:12

Remember his wondrous works which he hath done; His miracles, and the judgments of his mouth:

Esther 1:1

And it came to pass in the days of Ahasuerus (that is, the Ahasuerus that reigned from India even to Ethiopia, over a hundred and twenty-seven provinces),

Esther 1:22

And he sent letters into all the king's provinces, into every province according to the writing thereof, and to every people according to their language, That every man should bear rule in his own house, and should speak according to the language of his people.

Esther 3:12

Then were the king's scribes called, in the first month, on the thirteenth day of the month, and there was written according to all that Haman commanded unto the king's satraps, and to the governors over every province, and to the princes of every people; to every province according to the writing thereof, and to every people according to their language: in the name of king Ahasuerus was it written, and sealed with the king's ring.

Esther 8:9

Then were the king's scribes called at that time, in the third month, that is, the month Sivan, on the three and twentieth day thereof; and it was written according to all that Mordecai commanded, to the Jews, and to the satraps, and the governors, and the princes of the provinces which are from India even to Ethiopia, a hundred and twenty-seven provinces, to every province according to the writing thereof, and to every people according to their language, and to the Jews according to their writing and according to their language.

Psalm 124:1-3

{A Song of degrees. Of David.} If it had not been Jehovah who was for us oh let Israel say --

Psalm 145:4-12

One generation shall laud thy works to another, and shall declare thy mighty acts.

2 Corinthians 1:10-11

who has delivered us from so great a death, and does deliver; in whom we confide that he will also yet deliver;

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