Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

At the beginning of the reign of Ahasuerus, they lodged a formal accusation against the inhabitants of Judah and Jerusalem.

New American Standard Bible

Now in the reign of Ahasuerus, in the beginning of his reign, they wrote an accusation against the inhabitants of Judah and Jerusalem.

King James Version

And in the reign of Ahasuerus, in the beginning of his reign, wrote they unto him an accusation against the inhabitants of Judah and Jerusalem.

Holman Bible

At the beginning of the reign of Ahasuerus, the people who were already in the land wrote an accusation against the residents of Judah and Jerusalem.

A Conservative Version

And in the reign of Ahasuerus, in the beginning of his reign, they wrote an accusation against the inhabitants of Judah and Jerusalem.

American Standard Version

And in the reign of Ahasuerus, in the beginning of his reign, wrote they an accusation against the inhabitants of Judah and Jerusalem.

Amplified

Now in the reign of Ahasuerus (Xerxes), in the beginning of his reign, the Samaritans wrote [to him] an accusation against the inhabitants of Judah and Jerusalem [who had returned from exile].

Bible in Basic English

And in the time of Ahasuerus, when he first became king, they put on record a statement against the people of Judah and Jerusalem.

Darby Translation

And in the reign of Ahasuerus, in the beginning of his reign, they wrote an accusation against the inhabitants of Judah and Jerusalem.

Julia Smith Translation

And in the kingdom of Ahasuerus, in the beginning of his kingdom, they wrote an accusation against the inhabitants of Judah and Jerusalem.

King James 2000

And in the reign of Ahasuerus, in the beginning of his reign, they wrote unto him an accusation against the inhabitants of Judah and Jerusalem.

Lexham Expanded Bible

In the reign of Ahasuerus, at the beginning of his reign, they wrote an accusation against the inhabitants of Judah and Jerusalem.

Modern King James verseion

And in the reign of Ahasuerus, in the beginning of his reign, they wrote an accusation against the people of Judah and Jerusalem.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But when Ahasuerus was king, even in the beginning of his reign, they wrote unto him a complaint against the inhabiters of Judah and Jerusalem.

NET Bible

At the beginning of the reign of Ahasuerus they filed an accusation against the inhabitants of Judah and Jerusalem.

New Heart English Bible

In the reign of Ahasuerus, in the beginning of his reign, wrote they an accusation against the inhabitants of Judah and Jerusalem.

The Emphasized Bible

And, in the reign of Ahasuerus, in the beginning of his reign, wrote they an accusation, against the inhabitants of Judah and Jerusalem.

Webster

And in the reign of Ahasuerus, in the beginning of his reign, they wrote to him an accusation against the inhabitants of Judah and Jerusalem.

World English Bible

In the reign of Ahasuerus, in the beginning of his reign, wrote they an accusation against the inhabitants of Judah and Jerusalem.

Youngs Literal Translation

And in the reign of Ahasuerus, in the commencement of his reign, they have written an accusation against the inhabitants of Judah and Jerusalem;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And in the reign
מלכיּה מלכת מלכוּת 
Malkuwth 
Usage: 91

אחשׁרשׁ אחשׁורושׁ 
'Achashverowsh 
Usage: 31

in the beginning
תּחלּה 
T@chillah 
Usage: 22

of his reign
מלכיּה מלכת מלכוּת 
Malkuwth 
Usage: 91

כּתב 
Kathab 
Usage: 223

שׂטנה 
Sitnah 
Usage: 1

ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

of Judah
יהוּדה 
Y@huwdah 
Usage: 648

Context Readings

Resistance To Rebuilding Jerusalem

5 by bribing their consultants in order to frustrate their plans throughout the reign of Cyrus, king of Persia until Darius became king. 6 At the beginning of the reign of Ahasuerus, they lodged a formal accusation against the inhabitants of Judah and Jerusalem. 7 While Artaxerxes was king of Persia, Bishlam, Mithredath, Tabeel, and the rest of their co-conspirators wrote in the Aramaic language and script to King Artaxerxes of Persia. Aramaic:


Cross References

Esther 1:1

This is a record of what happened during the reign of Ahasuerus, the Ahasuerus who ruled over 127 provinces from India to Cush.

Daniel 9:1

"In the first year of the reign of Darius son of Ahasuerus, a descendant of the Medes, who was made king over the kingdom of the Chaldeans

Matthew 27:37

Above his head they placed the charge against him. It read, "This is Jesus, the king of the Jews."

Acts 24:5-9

For we have found this man a perfect pest and an agitator among all Jews throughout the world. He is a ringleader in the sect of the Nazarenes

Acts 24:13

and they cannot prove to you the charges they are now bringing against me.

Acts 25:7

When Paul arrived, the Jewish leaders who had come down from Jerusalem surrounded him and began bringing a number of serious charges against him that they couldn't prove.

Revelation 12:10

Then I heard a loud voice in heaven say, "Now the salvation, the power, the kingdom of our God, and the authority of his Messiah have come. For the one who accuses our brothers, who accuses them day and night in the presence of our God, has been thrown out.

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