1898 Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

Esther 1

1 Ahasuerus maketh royal feasts. 10 Vashti, sent for, refuseth to come. 13 Ahasuerus, by the counsel of Memucan, maketh the decree of man's sovereignty.

Online Bible Verse Esther 1:1 YLT 1898 Young's Literal TranslationRead Commentary for Esther 1:1 Bible Study Notes 1:1 ¶ And it cometh to pass, in the days of Ahasuerus—he [is] Ahasuerus who is reigning from Hodu even unto Cush, seven and twenty and a hundred provinces—

Online Bible Verse Esther 1:2 YLT 1898 Young's Literal TranslationRead Commentary for Esther 1:2 Bible Study Notes 1:2 in those days, at the sitting of the king Ahasuerus on the throne of his kingdom, that [is] in Shushan the palace,

Online Bible Verse Esther 1:3 YLT 1898 Young's Literal TranslationRead Commentary for Esther 1:3 Bible Study Notes 1:3 in the third year of his reign, he hath made a banquet to all his heads and his servants; of the force of Persia and Media, the chiefs and heads of the provinces [are] before him,

Online Bible Verse Esther 1:4 YLT 1898 Young's Literal TranslationRead Commentary for Esther 1:4 Bible Study Notes 1:4 in his shewing the wealth of the honour of his kingdom, and the glory of the beauty of his greatness, many days—eighty and a hundred days.

Online Bible Verse Esther 1:5 YLT 1898 Young's Literal TranslationRead Commentary for Esther 1:5 Bible Study Notes 1:5 And at the fulness of these days hath the king made to all the people who are found in Shushan the palace, from great even unto small, a banquet, seven days, in the court of the garden of the house of the king—

Online Bible Verse Esther 1:6 YLT 1898 Young's Literal TranslationRead Commentary for Esther 1:6 Bible Study Notes 1:6 white linen, white cotton, and blue, fastened with cords of fine linen and purple on rings of silver, and pillars of marble, couches of gold, and of silver, on a pavement of smaragdus, and white marble, and mother-of-pearl, and black marble—

Online Bible Verse Esther 1:7 YLT 1898 Young's Literal TranslationRead Commentary for Esther 1:7 Bible Study Notes 1:7 and the giving of drink in vessels of gold, and the vessels [are] divers vessels, and the royal wine [is] abundant, as a memorial of the king.

Online Bible Verse Esther 1:8 YLT 1898 Young's Literal TranslationRead Commentary for Esther 1:8 Bible Study Notes 1:8 And the drinking [is] according to law, none is pressing, for so hath the king appointed for every chief one of his house, to do according to the pleasure of man and man.

Online Bible Verse Esther 1:9 YLT 1898 Young's Literal TranslationRead Commentary for Esther 1:9 Bible Study Notes 1:9 Also Vashti the queen hath made a banquet for women, in the royal house that the king Ahasuerus hath.

Online Bible Verse Esther 1:10 YLT 1898 Young's Literal TranslationRead Commentary for Esther 1:10 Bible Study Notes 1:10 ¶ On the seventh day, as the heart of the king is glad with wine, he hath said to Mehuman, Biztha, Harbona, Bigtha, and Abagtha, Zethar, and Carcas, the seven eunuchs who are ministering in the presence of the king Ahasuerus,

Online Bible Verse Esther 1:11 YLT 1898 Young's Literal TranslationRead Commentary for Esther 1:11 Bible Study Notes 1:11 to bring in Vashti the queen before the king, with a royal crown, to shew the peoples and the heads her beauty, for she [is] of good appearance,

Online Bible Verse Esther 1:12 YLT 1898 Young's Literal TranslationRead Commentary for Esther 1:12 Bible Study Notes 1:12 and the queen Vashti refuseth to come in at the word of the king that [is] by the hand of the eunuchs, and the king is very wroth, and his fury hath burned in him.

Online Bible Verse Esther 1:13 YLT 1898 Young's Literal TranslationRead Commentary for Esther 1:13 Bible Study Notes 1:13 ¶ And the king saith to wise men, knowing the times—for so [is] the word of the king before all knowing law and judgment,

Online Bible Verse Esther 1:14 YLT 1898 Young's Literal TranslationRead Commentary for Esther 1:14 Bible Study Notes 1:14 and he who is near unto him [is] Carshena, Shethar, Admatha, Tarshish, Meres, Marsena, Memucan, seven heads of Persia and Media seeing the face of the king, who are sitting first in the kingdom—

Online Bible Verse Esther 1:15 YLT 1898 Young's Literal TranslationRead Commentary for Esther 1:15 Bible Study Notes 1:15 'According to law, what—to do with queen Vashti, because that she hath not done the saying of the king Ahasuerus by the hand of the eunuchs?'

Online Bible Verse Esther 1:16 YLT 1898 Young's Literal TranslationRead Commentary for Esther 1:16 Bible Study Notes 1:16 And Memucan saith before the king and the heads, 'Not against the king by himself hath Vashti the queen done perversely, but against all the heads, and against all the peoples that [are] in all provinces of the king Ahasuerus;

Online Bible Verse Esther 1:17 YLT 1898 Young's Literal TranslationRead Commentary for Esther 1:17 Bible Study Notes 1:17 for go forth doth the word of the queen unto all the women, to render their husbands contemptible in their eyes, in their saying, The king Ahasuerus said to bring in Vashti the queen before him, and she did not come;

Online Bible Verse Esther 1:18 YLT 1898 Young's Literal TranslationRead Commentary for Esther 1:18 Bible Study Notes 1:18 yea, this day do princesses of Persia and Media, who have heard the word of the queen, say [so] to all heads of the king, even according to the sufficiency of contempt and wrath.

Online Bible Verse Esther 1:19 YLT 1898 Young's Literal TranslationRead Commentary for Esther 1:19 Bible Study Notes 1:19 'If to the king [it be] good, there goeth forth a royal word from before him, and it is written with the laws of Persia and Media, and doth not pass away, that Vashti doth not come in before the king Ahasuerus, and her royalty doth the king give to her companion who [is] better than she;

Online Bible Verse Esther 1:20 YLT 1898 Young's Literal TranslationRead Commentary for Esther 1:20 Bible Study Notes 1:20 and the sentence of the king that he maketh hath been heard in all his kingdom—for it [is] great—and all the wives give honour to their husbands, from great even unto small.'

Online Bible Verse Esther 1:21 YLT 1898 Young's Literal TranslationRead Commentary for Esther 1:21 Bible Study Notes 1:21 And the thing is good in the eyes of the king, and of the princes, and the king doth according to the word of Memucan,

Online Bible Verse Esther 1:22 YLT 1898 Young's Literal TranslationRead Commentary for Esther 1:22 Bible Study Notes 1:22 and sendeth letters unto all provinces of the king, unto province and province according to its writing, and unto people and people according to its tongue, for every man being head in his own house—and speaking according to the language of his people.

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