Esther 1:16-18

(1)And Memucan answered before the king and the princes,

A: Vashti the queen hath not done wrong to the king only, but also to all the princes, and to all the people that are in all the provinces of the king Ahasuerus.

B. (17) For this deed of the queen

C. shall come abroad unto all women,

D. so that they shall despise their husbands in their eyes, when it shall be reported, The king Ahasuerus commanded Vashti the queen to be brought in before him, but she came not.

C’.(18 )Likewise shall the ladies of Persia and Media say this day unto all the king’s princes,

B’. which have heard of the deed of the queen.

A’. Thus shall there arise too much contempt and wrath.