King James Bible
And when these days were expired,2 the king made1 a feast unto all the people that were present12 in Shushan the palace, both unto great and small, seven days, in the court of the garden of the king's palace;
[Where were] white, green, and blue, [hangings], fastened7 with cords of fine linen and purple to silver rings and pillars of marble: the beds [were of] gold and silver, upon a pavement of red, and blue, and white, and black, marble.
On the seventh day, when the heart of the king was merry with wine, he commanded1 Mehuman, Biztha, Harbona, Bigtha, and Abagtha, Zethar, and Carcas, the seven chamberlains that served18 in the presence of Ahasuerus the king,
And the next unto him [was] Carshena, Shethar, Admatha, Tarshish, Meres, Marsena, [and] Memucan, the seven princes of Persia and Media, which saw6 the king's face, [and] which sat6 the first in the kingdom;)
And Memucan answered4 before the king and the princes, Vashti the queen hath not done wrong1 to the king only, but also to all the princes, and to all the people that [are] in all the provinces of the king Ahasuerus.
For [this] deed of the queen shall come abroad4 unto all women, so that they shall despise53 their husbands in their eyes, when it shall be reported,2 The king Ahasuerus commanded1 Vashti the queen to be brought in53 before him, but she came1 not.
If it please1 the king, let there go4 a royal commandment from him, and let it be written11 among the laws of the Persians and the Medes, that it be not altered,4 That Vashti come4 no more before king Ahasuerus; and let the king give4 her royal estate unto another that is better than she.
For he sent4 letters into all the king's provinces, into every province 4082 according to the writing thereof, and to every people 5971 after their language, that every man should bear rule6 in his own house, and that [it] should be published18 according to the language of every people.
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