1 Esdras 3:11

“The second wrote: The King is strongest.”

King James Version (KJV)

1 Esdras 3:11

8. And then euery one wrote his sentence, sealed it, and laide it vnder king Darius his pillow, 9. And sayd, that when the king is risen, some will giue him the writings, and of whose side the king, and the three princes of Persia shall iudge, that his sentence is the wisest, to him shall the victory be giuen as was appointed. 10. The first wrote: Wine is the strongest. 11. The second wrote: The King is strongest. 12. The third wrote; Women are strongest, but aboue all things trueth beareth away the victory. 13. ¶ Now when the king was risen vp, they tooke their writings, and deliuered them vnto him, and so hee read them. 14. And sending foorth, hee called all the Princes of Persia and Media, and the gouernours, and the captaines, and the lieutenants, and the chiefe officers,

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