1 This is what happened during the time of Xerxes, the Xerxes who ruled over 127 provinces stretching from India to Cush [the Upper Nile River] : 2 At that time King Xerxes reigned from his royal throne in the citadel of Susa, 3 and in the third year of his reign he gave a banquet for all his nobles and officials. The military leaders of Persia and Media, the princes, and the nobles of the provinces were present.
1. Esther 1:1-3-slow
2. Esther 1:1-3 - Normal