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Translate his name as in Esther 1:14. (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/translate-names)

all the officials and all the people … all the provinces … all women

These are exaggerations to emphasize the damage that the queen’s refusal caused. (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/figs-hyperbole)


A “province” is a large area into which some countries are divided for the purposes of government. See how you translated this in Esther 1:1.

There will be much contempt and anger

“They will be angry with their husbands and treat them with contempt”


  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/other/king
  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/names/vashti
  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/other/queen
  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/kt/command
  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/names/persia
  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/names/mede