Esther 2:4
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New International Version
Then let the young woman who pleases the king be queen instead of Vashti." This advice appealed to the king, and he followed´┐Żit.


New American Standard Bible
"Then let the young lady who pleases the king be queen in place of Vashti." And the matter pleased the king, and he did accordingly.


King James Bible
And let the maiden which pleaseth the king be queen instead of Vashti. And the thing pleased the king; and he did so.


Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then the young woman who pleases the king will become queen instead of Vashti." This suggestion pleased the king, and he did accordingly.


International Standard Version
Then let the young woman who pleases the king rule in place of Vashti." This advice pleased the king, and he did this.


American Standard Version
and let the maiden that pleaseth the king be queen instead of Vashti. And the thing pleased the king; and he did so.


Douay-Rheims Bible
And whosoever among them all shall please the king's eyes, let her be queen instead of Vasthi. The word pleased the king: and he commanded it should be done as they had suggested.


Darby Bible Translation
And let the maiden that pleaseth the king be queen instead of Vashti. And the thing pleased the king; and he did so.


Young's Literal Translation
and the young woman who is good in the eyes of the king doth reign instead of Vashti;' and the thing is good in the eyes of the king, and he doth so.
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Context
Seeking Vashti's Successor

1After these things, when the wrath of king Ahasuerus was appeased, he remembered Vashti, and what she had done, and what was decreed against her. 2Then said the king's servants that ministered to him, Let there be fair young virgins sought for the king: 3And let the king appoint officers in all the provinces of his kingdom, that they may gather together all the fair young virgins to Shushan the palace, to the house of the women, to the custody of Hege the king's chamberlain, keeper of the women; and let their things for purification be given them: 4And let the maiden which pleases the king be queen instead of Vashti. And the thing pleased the king; and he did so. 5Now in Shushan the palace there was a certain Jew, whose name was Mordecai, the son of Jair, the son of Shimei, the son of Kish, a Benjamite; 6Who had been carried away from Jerusalem with the captivity which had been carried away with Jeconiah king of Judah, whom Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon had carried away. 7And he brought up Hadassah, that is, Esther, his uncle's daughter: for she had neither father nor mother, and the maid was fair and beautiful; whom Mordecai, when her father and mother were dead, took for his own daughter.
Cross References
Esther 2:3
And let the king appoint officers in all the provinces of his kingdom, that they may gather together all the fair young virgins to Shushan the palace, to the house of the women, to the custody of Hege the king's chamberlain, keeper of the women; and let their things for purification be given them:


Esther 2:5
Now in Shushan the palace there was a certain Jew, whose name was Mordecai, the son of Jair, the son of Shimei, the son of Kish, a Benjamite;


Esther 2:19
And when the virgins were gathered together the second time, then Mordecai sat in the king's gate.


Treasury of Scripture

And let the maiden which pleases the king be queen instead of Vashti. And the thing pleased the king; and he did so.

let the maiden.

Matthew 20:16 So the last shall be first, and the first last: for many be called, but few chosen.

Matthew 22:14 For many are called, but few are chosen.

the thing.

Esther 1:21 And the saying pleased the king and the princes; and the king did according to the word of Memucan:

Esther 3:9,10 If it please the king, let it be written that they may be destroyed...

2 Samuel 13:4-6 And he said to him, Why are you, being the king's son, lean from day to day? will you not tell me? And Amnon said to him, I love Tamar...

2 Samuel 16:21-23 And Ahithophel said to Absalom, Go in to your father's concubines, which he has left to keep the house...

2 Samuel 17:4 And the saying pleased Absalom well, and all the elders of Israel.

Matthew 14:6 But when Herod's birthday was kept, the daughter of Herodias danced before them, and pleased Herod.

Strong's Concordance
And let the maiden which pleaseth the king be queen instead of Vashti. And the thing pleased the king; and he did so.
Topical Bible
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Esther Chapter 2 Verse 4

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