ESTHER 5:7

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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

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Esther 5:7 Translation & Meaning

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Then answered וַתַּ֥עַן Properly, to eye or (generally) to heed, i.e., pay attention; by implication, to respond; by extension to begin to speak; specifically to sing, shout, testify, announce Then answered
Esther, אֶסְתֵּ֖ר Ester, the Jewish heroine Esther
and said, וַתֹּאמַ֑ר To say (used with great latitude) said
My petition שְׁאֵֽלָתִ֖י A petition; by implication, a loan petition
and my request וּבַקָּֽשָׁתִֽי׃ A petition request
is; (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)

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  • 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;

  • 8  If I have found favour in the sight of the king, and if it please the king to grant my petition, and to perform my request, let the king and Haman come to the banquet that I shall prepare for them, and I will do to morrow as the king hath said.

  • 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.




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