ESTHER 5:5

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Then the king said, Cause Haman to make haste, that he may do as Esther hath said. So the king and Haman came to the banquet that Esther had prepared.”

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Esther 5:5 Translation & Meaning

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Then the king הַמֶּ֔לֶךְ A king Then king
said, וַיֹּ֣אמֶר To say (used with great latitude) said
Cause אֶת Properly, self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely) Cause
Haman הָמָ֔ן Haman, a Persian vizier Haman
to make haste, מַֽהֲרוּ֙ Properly, to be liquid or flow easily, i.e., (by implication); to hurry (in a good or a bad sense); often used (with another verb) adverbially, promptly make haste
that he may do לַֽעֲשׂ֖וֹת To do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application do
as Esther אֶסְתֵּ֑ר Ester, the Jewish heroine Esther
hath said. דְּבַ֣ר A word; by implication, a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially, a cause said
So the king הַמֶּ֙לֶךְ֙ A king king
and Haman וְהָמָ֔ן Haman, a Persian vizier Haman
came וַיָּבֹ֤א To go or come (in a wide variety of applications) came
to אֶל Near, with or among; often in general, to to
the banquet הַמִּשְׁתֶּ֖ה Drink, by implication, drinking (the act); also (by implication) a banquet or (generally) feast banquet
that אֲשֶׁר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc that
Esther אֶסְתֵּֽר׃ Ester, the Jewish heroine Esther
had prepared. עָֽשְׂתָ֥ה To do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application prepared

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  • 3  Then said the king unto her, What wilt thou, queen Esther? and what is thy request? it shall be even given thee to the half of the kingdom.

  • 4  And Esther answered, If it seem good unto the king, let the king and Haman come this day unto the banquet that I have prepared for him.

  • 5  Then the king said, Cause Haman to make haste, that he may do as Esther hath said. So the king and Haman came to the banquet that Esther had prepared.

  • 6  And the king said unto Esther at the banquet of wine, What is thy petition? and it shall be granted thee: and what is thy request? even to the half of the kingdom it shall be performed.

  • 7  Then answered Esther, and said, My petition and my request is;




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