Esther 1:1 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]

Esther 1:1, NIV: "This is what happened during the time of Xerxes, the Xerxes who ruled over 127 provinces stretching from India to Cush:"

Esther 1:1, ESV: "Now in the days of Ahasuerus, the Ahasuerus who reigned from India to Ethiopia over 127 provinces,"

Esther 1:1, KJV: "Now it came to pass in the days of Ahasuerus, (this is Ahasuerus which reigned, from India even unto Ethiopia, over an hundred and seven and twenty provinces:)"

Esther 1:1, NASB: "Now it happened in the days of Ahasuerus, the Ahasuerus who reigned from India to Cush over 127 provinces,"

Esther 1:1, NLT: "These events happened in the days of King Xerxes, who reigned over 127 provinces stretching from India to Ethiopia."

Esther 1:1, CSB: "These events took place during the days of Ahasuerus, who ruled 127 provinces from India to Cush."

What does Esther 1:1 mean? [⇑ See verse text ⇑]

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