Esther 1:1 New International Version

Queen Vashti Defies King Ahasuerus

1 1  This is what happened during the time of Xerxes,[1] the Xerxes who ruled over 127 provinces stretching from India to Cush[2] :


Footnotes

[1] 1:1 Hebrew "Ahasuerus" ; here and throughout Esther

[2] 1:1 That is, the upper Nile region

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