Esther 1:13

English Standard Version

13 Then the king said to the wise men who knew the times (for this was the king’s procedure toward all who were versed in law and judgment, (1Ch 12:32; Jer 10:7; Da 2:12; Mt 2:1)

New International Version

13 Since it was customary for the king to consult experts in matters of law and justice, he spoke with the wise men who understood the times

New Int. Readers Version

13 It was the king's practice to ask advice from those who knew a lot about matters of law and fairness. So he spoke with the wise men who were supposed to understand what was going on at that time.

King James Version

13 Then the king said to the wise men, which knew the times, (for so was the king' manner toward all that knew law and judgment: