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Esther sues for her people


7:1 So the king and Haman came to banquet with Estherאֶסְתֵּר
Transliteration;’estēr Pronunciation es-tare’ Esther = “star” the queen of Persia, heroine of the book of Esther – daughter of Abihail, cousin and adopted daughter of Mordecai, of the tribe of Benjamin For more info click here
the queen.
7:2 And the king said again to Estherאֶסְתֵּר
Transliteration;’estēr Pronunciation es-tare’ Esther = “star” the queen of Persia, heroine of the book of Esther – daughter of Abihail, cousin and adopted daughter of Mordecai, of the tribe of Benjamin For more info click here
on the second day at the banquet of wine, What is your petition, queen Estherאֶסְתֵּר
Transliteration;’estēr Pronunciation es-tare’ Esther = “star” the queen of Persia, heroine of the book of Esther – daughter of Abihail, cousin and adopted daughter of Mordecai, of the tribe of Benjamin For more info click here
? and it shall be given to you: and what [is] your request?  It shall be done, even to the half of the kingdom.
7:3 Then Estherאֶסְתֵּר
Transliteration;’estēr Pronunciation es-tare’ Esther = “star” the queen of Persia, heroine of the book of Esther – daughter of Abihail, cousin and adopted daughter of Mordecai, of the tribe of Benjamin For more info click here
the queen answered and said, If I have found favor in your sight, O king, and if it pleases the king, let my life be given me at my petition, and my people at my request:
7:4 For we are sold, my people
and I, for destruction, for murder, and to perish. But if we had been sold for male slaves and slavegirls, I would have kept silent, though the enemy could not make up for the king’s loss.
Esther Denouncing Haman

Esther accuses Haman


7:5 Then king Ahasuerus answered and said to Estherאֶסְתֵּר
Transliteration;’estēr Pronunciation es-tare’ Esther = “star” the queen of Persia, heroine of the book of Esther – daughter of Abihail, cousin and adopted daughter of Mordecai, of the tribe of Benjamin For more info click here
the queen, Who [is] he, this one? And where [is] this one, who filled [with pride] in his heart to do so?
7:6 And Estherאֶסְתֵּר
Transliteration;’estēr Pronunciation es-tare’ Esther = “star” the queen of Persia, heroine of the book of Esther – daughter of Abihail, cousin and adopted daughter of Mordecai, of the tribe of Benjamin For more info click here
said, A man, an enemy, and a hating one, Haman!
This evil one! Then Haman was afraid before the king and the queen.

Haman is hanged


7:7 And the king rising from the banquet of wine in his wrath [went] into the palace garden: and Haman remained to beg for his life from Estherאֶסְתֵּר
Transliteration;’estēr Pronunciation es-tare’ Esther = “star” the queen of Persia, heroine of the book of Esther – daughter of Abihail, cousin and adopted daughter of Mordecai, of the tribe of Benjamin For more info click here
the queen; for he saw that evil was determined against him by the king.
7:8 Then the king returned out of the palace garden into the place of the banquet of wine; and Haman was fallen upon the couch which Estherאֶסְתֵּר
Transliteration;’estēr Pronunciation es-tare’ Esther = “star” the queen of Persia, heroine of the book of Esther – daughter of Abihail, cousin and adopted daughter of Mordecai, of the tribe of Benjamin For more info click here
lay. Then said the king, Will he also volate the queen with me in the house? The word went out of king’s mouth, and they covered Haman’s face.
7:9 And Harbonah, one of the eunuchs, said before the king, Also look, the wooden [gallows] fifty cubits noun — an ancient measure of length, approximately equal to the length of a forearm. It was typically about 18 inches or 44 cm, though there was a long cubit of about 21 inches or 52 cm. — ORIGIN Middle English : from Latin cubitum ‘elbow, forearm, cubit’. high, which Haman had made for Mordecaiמָרְדְּכַי
Transliteration:mārdᵊḵay Pronunciation; mor-dek-ah’-ee “little man” or “worshipper of Mars” cousin and adoptive father of queen Esther; son of Jair of the tribe of Benjamin; deliverer under Divine providence of the children of Israel from the destruction plotted by Haman the chief minister of Ahasuerus; institutor of the feast of Purim For more info click here
, [the one] who spoken good toward the king, standing ate
Haman’s house. Then the king said, Hang him on it!
7:10 So they hanged Haman on the wooden [gallows] that he had prepared for Mordecaiמָרְדְּכַי
Transliteration:mārdᵊḵay Pronunciation; mor-dek-ah’-ee “little man” or “worshipper of Mars” cousin and adoptive father of queen Esther; son of Jair of the tribe of Benjamin; deliverer under Divine providence of the children of Israel from the destruction plotted by Haman the chief minister of Ahasuerus; institutor of the feast of Purim For more info click here
. Then was the king’s wrath was pacified.

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