Esther 1:17 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]

Esther 1:17, NIV: "For the queen's conduct will become known to all the women, and so they will despise their husbands and say, 'King Xerxes commanded Queen Vashti to be brought before him, but she would not come.'"

Esther 1:17, ESV: "For the queen’s behavior will be made known to all women, causing them to look at their husbands with contempt, since they will say, ‘King Ahasuerus commanded Queen Vashti to be brought before him, and she did not come.’"

Esther 1:17, KJV: "For this deed of the queen shall come abroad unto all women, so that they shall despise their husbands in their eyes, when it shall be reported, The king Ahasuerus commanded Vashti the queen to be brought in before him, but she came not."

Esther 1:17, NASB: "For the queen’s conduct will become known to all the women so as to make their own husbands despicable in their sight, when they say, ‘King Ahasuerus commanded that Queen Vashti be brought in to his presence, but she did not come.’"

Esther 1:17, NLT: "Women everywhere will begin to despise their husbands when they learn that Queen Vashti has refused to appear before the king."

Esther 1:17, CSB: "For the queen's action will become public knowledge to all the women and cause them to despise their husbands and say, 'King Ahasuerus ordered Queen Vashti brought before him, but she did not come.'"

What does Esther 1:17 mean? [⇑ See verse text ⇑]

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