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Lexicon :: Strong's H2060 - vaštî

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Part of Speech
proper feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of Persian origin
Strong’s Definitions

וַשְׁתִּי Vashtîy, vash-tee'; of Persian origin; Vashti, the queen of Xerxes:—Vashti.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x

The KJV translates Strong's H2060 in the following manner: Vashti (10x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x
The KJV translates Strong's H2060 in the following manner: Vashti (10x).
  1. Vashti = "beautiful"

    1. the queen, wife of Ahasuerus, whom he divorced for disobeying his orders

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
וַשְׁתִּי Vashtîy, vash-tee'; of Persian origin; Vashti, the queen of Xerxes:—Vashti.
וַשְׁתִּי proper name, feminine (= Persian (Zend) vahista, best, compare JustiHdb. d. Zendsprache, 272) queen of Ahasuerus (Xerxes) king of Persia, Esther 1:9, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17, 19; Esther 2:1, 4, 17.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


1:9; 1:11; 1:12; 1:15; 1:16; 1:17; 1:19; 2:1; 2:4; 2:17


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2060 matches the Hebrew וַשְׁתִּי (vaštî),
which occurs 10 times in 10 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:9 - Queen Vashti H2060 also held a banquet for the women in the [fn]palace which belonged to King Ahasuerus.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:11 - to bring Queen Vashti H2060 before the king with her royal turban in order to display her beauty to the people and the officials, for she was beautiful.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:12 - But Queen Vashti H2060 refused to come at the king’s order [fn]delivered by the eunuchs. So the king became very angry, and his wrath burned within him.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:15 - “According to law, what is to be done with Queen Vashti H2060, since she did not [fn]obey the command of King Ahasuerus [fn]delivered by the eunuchs?”
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:16 - And in the presence of the king and the other officials, Memucan said, “Queen Vashti H2060 has wronged not only the king but also all the officials and all the peoples who are in all the provinces of King Ahasuerus.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:17 - “For the queen’s conduct will [fn]become known to all the women so as to make their own husbands despicable in their sight, when they say, ‘King Ahasuerus [fn]commanded that Queen Vashti H2060 be brought in to his presence, but she did not come.’
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:19 - “If it pleases the king, let a royal [fn]edict be issued by him and let it be written in the laws of Persia and Media so that it cannot [fn]be repealed, that Vashti H2060 may not come into the presence of King Ahasuerus, and let the king give her royal position to [fn]another who is more worthy than she.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:1 - After these things, when the anger of King Ahasuerus had subsided, he remembered Vashti H2060 and what she had done, and what had been decided regarding her.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:4 - “Then let the young woman who pleases the king be queen in place of Vashti H2060.” And the [fn]suggestion pleased the king, and he did accordingly.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:17 - The king loved Esther more than all the women, and she found favor and kindness with him more than all the virgins, so that he set the royal turban on her head and made her queen in place of Vashti H2060.

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