Da Esther Story
King Xerxes Make Party
1 ✡ 1:1: Ezra 4:6Dis wat wen happen wen Xerxes was king fo da 127 districks dat get dea local govmen, from India to Sudan. 2 Dat time, King Xerxes stay sit on top his throne inside Susa town, wea get strong wall.
3 In da numba three year wen he stay king, he make one big party fo all da alii an his govmen guys. Da army leada guys fo Persia an Media, da princes, an da alii fo da districks dat get dea local govmen, dey all stay dea. 4 Fo six month he show off all da big awesome rich stuff he own cuz he da king fo all dat.
5 Afta da six month pau, he make one big party dat las fo seven day, inside da open lanai aroun da garden inside his palace. He make um fo all da peopo dat stay inside Susa town wit da strong wall, from da mos importan peopo to da regula peopo. 6 Aroun da garden da palace guys wen hang blue an white linen cloth, an get white an purple linen rope fo tie um to silva rings on top marble stone poses. Had gold an silva couches, an da floor get color pichas dey make from dark red stone, white marble, da inside a da pearl oysta shell, an spesho kine brick wit all kine color. 7 Dey give da peopo wine in fancy kine gold cup dat cost plenny, all dem diffren. Had plenny wine, cuz da king get plenny fo give um. 8 Da king tell da guys dat stay in charge a da wine fo give erybody wateva dey like, an no stop um fo drink all dey like.
9 Same time Queen Vashti make one big party fo all da wahines dat stay inside King Xerxes palace too.
Da King Throw Out Queen Vashti
10 On da day numba seven, King Xerxes stay litto bit drunk from da wine. He tell da seven palace guys dat work fo him wat dey gotta do. Az Mehuman, Bizta, Harbona, Bigta, Abagta, Zetar, an Carcas. 11 Dey suppose to bring Queen Vashti in front him, wit her queen kine crown on top her head, fo Xerxes show all da peopo an alii guys dat stay dea how pretty her.
12 But wen da helpa guys go dea an tell her wat da king tell her fo do, she no like go. Den da king come real mad wit her.
13 Da king talk to da guys dat undastan eryting bout wass happening, cuz he do dat erytime he like know bout da rules fo wat he gotta do. 14 Had seven alii guys from Persia an Media dat stay good frenz wit da king: Carshena, Shetar, Admata, Tarshish, Meres, Marsena, an Memucan. Dey da ony ones can talk to da king weneva dey like, an dey stay da main leadas fo da country.
15 King Xerxes aks dem, “Wat da rules tell I gotta do bout Queen Vashti? I da king, an my palace guys tell her wat I tell awready, but she no do wat I tell her fo do.”
16 Den Memucan stan in front da king an da alii. He tell, “No was agains ony you, da king, dat Queen Vashti do dis ting. She do um agains da alii guys too, an agains da peopo inside all da districks wea you, King Xerxes, stay da king. 17 You know, all da wahines goin hear wat da queen wen do, an dey goin tink az okay fo dem make to dea husbans jalike dey no need lissen dem. Dey goin tell, ‘King Xerxes wen tell his guys fo bring Queen Vashti in front him, but she neva go.’ 18 Az why today, da alii wahines from Persia an Media dat stay hear awready wat da queen wen do, dey goin talk to all da alii guys lidat too. Dey no goin show respeck, an dey goin make argue.
19 “Az why, if you like, sen out dis rule, an tell yoa peopo fo write um inside da rules fo Persia an Media. Den no mo nobody can change da rule: Vashti no goin eva come one mo time wea King Xerxes stay. Den you goin make anodda wahine da queen. Goin be somebody mo betta den Vashti dat goin lissen wat her husban tell. 20 Den, wen erybody all ova dis big wide land hear dis importan rule da king tell, all da wahines goin show respeck fo dea husbans, from da mos importan one to da ones dat not importan.”
21 Da king an his alii guys like wat Memucan tell, so da king do wat Memucan tell him fo do. 22 He sen messenja guys all ova da land wit lettas fo da main guys inside ery districk, fo ery peopo in dea languages an alphabets. Dey tell da peopo dat ery man gotta be da main leada guy inside his house.