Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Esther 6:1 in English Standard Version "On that night the king could not sleep. And he gave orders to bring the book of memorable deeds, the chronicles, and they were read before the king." Es 2:23 When the affair was investigated and found to be so, the men were both hanged on the gallows. And it was recorded in the book of the chronicles in the presence of the king. Es 10:2 And all the acts of his power and might, and the full account of the high honor of Mordecai, to which the king advanced him, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the kings of Media and Persia?