Meanwhile, Queen Vashti was throwing a separate party for women inside King Xerxes' royal palace.
Queen Vashti also made a feast for the women [in] the royal palace which [belonged] to King Ahasuerus.
Also Vashti the queen made a feast for the women [in] the royal house which [belonged] to king Ahasuerus.
Queen Vashti also held a banquet for the women at the royal palace of King Xerxes.
Queen Vashti* also gave a banquet for the women in King Ahasuerus’ royal palace.
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snVashti is the name of Xerxes’ queen according to the Book of Esther. But in the Greek histories of this period the queen’s name is given as Amestris (e.g., Herodotus, Histories 9.108-13). The name Vashti does not seem to occur in the nonbiblical records from this period. Apparently the two women are not to be confused, but not enough is known about this period to reconcile completely the biblical and extrabiblical accounts.
also gave a banquet for the women in King Ahasuerus’ royal palace.