ESTHER 5:11

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“And Haman told them of the glory of his riches, and the multitude of his children, and all the things wherein the king had promoted him, and how he had advanced him above the princes and servants of the king.”

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Esther 5:11 Translation & Meaning

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And Haman הָמָ֛ן Haman, a Persian vizier Haman
told וַיְסַפֵּ֨ר Properly, to score with a mark as a tally or record, i.e., (by implication) to inscribe, and also to enumerate; intensively, to recount, i.e., celebrate told
them of אֶת Properly, self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely) them of
the glory כְּב֥וֹד Properly, weight, but only figuratively in a good sense, splendor or copiousness glory
of his riches, עָשְׁר֖וֹ Wealth riches
and the multitude וְרֹ֣ב Abundance (in any respect) multitude
of his children, בָּנָ֑יו A son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like father or brother), etc.) children
and all כָּל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
the things (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
wherein אֲשֶׁ֨ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc wherein
the king הַמֶּ֙לֶךְ֙ A king king
had promoted גִּדְּל֤וֹ To be (causatively make) large (in various senses, as in body, mind, estate or honor, also in pride) promoted
him, and how אֲשֶׁ֣ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc how
he had advanced נִשְּׂא֔וֹ To lift, in a great variety of applications, literal and figurative, absolute and relative advanced
him above עַל Above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications above
the princes הַשָּׂרִ֖ים A head person (of any rank or class) princes
and servants וְעַבְדֵ֥י A servant servants
of the king. הַמֶּֽלֶךְ׃ A king king

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  • 9  Then went Haman forth that day joyful and with a glad heart: but when Haman saw Mordecai in the king's gate, that he stood not up, nor moved for him, he was full of indignation against Mordecai.

  • 10  Nevertheless Haman refrained himself: and when he came home, he sent and called for his friends, and Zeresh his wife.

  • 11  And Haman told them of the glory of his riches, and the multitude of his children, and all the things wherein the king had promoted him, and how he had advanced him above the princes and servants of the king.

  • 12  Haman said moreover, Yea, Esther the queen did let no man come in with the king unto the banquet that she had prepared but myself; and to morrow am I invited unto her also with the king.

  • 13  Yet all this availeth me nothing, so long as I see Mordecai the Jew sitting at the king's gate.




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