Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Indeed, Mordecai was great in the king's house, and his fame spread throughout all the provinces; for the man Mordecai became greater and greater.

King James Version

For Mordecai was great in the king's house, and his fame went out throughout all the provinces: for this man Mordecai waxed greater and greater.

Holman Bible

For Mordecai [exercised] great power in the palace, and his fame spread throughout the provinces as he became more and more powerful.

International Standard Version

Indeed, Mordecai was a powerful official in the palace and his fame spread throughout the provinces. Indeed, the man Mordecai grew more and more powerful.

A Conservative Version

For Mordecai was great in the king's house, and his fame went forth throughout all the provinces, for the man Mordecai grew greater and greater.

American Standard Version

For Mordecai was great in the king's house, and his fame went forth throughout all the provinces; for the man Mordecai waxed greater and greater.

Amplified

For Mordecai was great in the king's palace; and his fame went forth throughout all the provinces, for the man Mordecai became more and more powerful.

Bible in Basic English

For Mordecai was great in the king's house, and word of him went out through every part of the kingdom: for the man Mordecai became greater and greater.

Darby Translation

For Mordecai was great in the king's house, and his fame went forth throughout the provinces; for the man Mordecai became continually greater.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For Mordecai was great in the king's house, and his fame went out throughout all the provinces, for this man Mordecai waxed greater and greater.

Julia Smith Translation

For great was Mordecai in the house of the king, and his fame went into all the provinces: for the man Mordecai went and was magnified

King James 2000

For Mordecai was great in the king's house, and his fame went out throughout all the provinces: for this man Mordecai grew greater and greater.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For Mordecai [was] high-ranking in the {king's palace} and his fame spread throughout all the provinces as {Mordecai grew more and more powerful}.

Modern King James verseion

For Mordecai was great in the house of the king, and his fame went throughout all the provinces. For this man Mordecai was going on and growing greater.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For Mordecai was great in the king's house, and the report of him was noised in all lands, how he increased and grew.

NET Bible

Mordecai was of high rank in the king's palace, and word about him was spreading throughout all the provinces. His influence continued to become greater and greater.

New Heart English Bible

For Mordecai was great in the king's house, and his fame went out throughout all the provinces; for the man Mordecai grew greater and greater.

The Emphasized Bible

since great was Mordecai, in the house of the king, and, his fame, was going forth throughout all the provinces, - for, the man Mordecai, went on waxing great.

Webster

For Mordecai was great in the king's house, and his fame went out throughout all the provinces: for this man Mordecai became greater and greater.

World English Bible

For Mordecai was great in the king's house, and his fame went out throughout all the provinces; for the man Mordecai grew greater and greater.

Youngs Literal Translation

for great is Mordecai in the house of the king, and his fame is going into all the provinces, for the man Mordecai is going on and becoming great.

Interlinear

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

גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

in the king's
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

and his fame
שׁמע 
Shoma` 
Usage: 4

הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

מדינה 
M@diynah 
Usage: 53

אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

מרדּכּי 
Mord@kay 
Usage: 60

הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

Context Readings

The Jews Destroy Their Enemies

3 Even all the princes of the provinces, the satraps, the governors and those who were doing the king's business assisted the Jews, because the dread of Mordecai had fallen on them. 4 Indeed, Mordecai was great in the king's house, and his fame spread throughout all the provinces; for the man Mordecai became greater and greater. 5 Thus the Jews struck all their enemies with the sword, killing and destroying; and they did what they pleased to those who hated them.



Cross References

2 Samuel 3:1

Now there was a long war between the house of Saul and the house of David; and David grew steadily stronger, but the house of Saul grew weaker continually.

1 Chronicles 11:9

David became greater and greater, for the LORD of hosts was with him.

Joshua 6:27

So the LORD was with Joshua, and his fame was in all the land.

1 Samuel 2:30

"Therefore the LORD God of Israel declares, 'I did indeed say that your house and the house of your father should walk before Me forever'; but now the LORD declares, 'Far be it from Me--for those who honor Me I will honor, and those who despise Me will be lightly esteemed.

1 Chronicles 14:17

Then the fame of David went out into all the lands; and the LORD brought the fear of him on all the nations.

Psalm 1:3

He will be like a tree firmly planted by streams of water, Which yields its fruit in its season And its leaf does not wither; And in whatever he does, he prospers.

Psalm 18:43

You have delivered me from the contentions of the people; You have placed me as head of the nations; A people whom I have not known serve me.

Proverbs 4:18

But the path of the righteous is like the light of dawn, That shines brighter and brighter until the full day.

Isaiah 9:7

There will be no end to the increase of His government or of peace, On the throne of David and over his kingdom, To establish it and to uphold it with justice and righteousness From then on and forevermore The zeal of the LORD of hosts will accomplish this.

Zephaniah 3:19

"Behold, I am going to deal at that time With all your oppressors, I will save the lame And gather the outcast, And I will turn their shame into praise and renown In all the earth.

Matthew 4:24

The news about Him spread throughout all Syria; and they brought to Him all who were ill, those suffering with various diseases and pains, demoniacs, epileptics, paralytics; and He healed them.

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