ESTHER 5:8

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“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.”

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Esther 5:8 Translation & Meaning

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If אִם Used very widely as demonstrative, lo!; interrogative, whether?; or conditional, if, although; also Oh that!, when; hence, as a negative, not If
I have found מָצָ֨אתִי Properly, to come forth to, i.e., appear or exist; transitively, to attain, i.e., find or acquire; figuratively, to occur, meet or be present found
favour חֵ֜ן Graciousness, i.e., subjective (kindness, favor) or objective (beauty) favour
in the sight בְּעֵינֵ֣י An eye (literally or figuratively); by analogy, a fountain (as the eye of the landscape) sight
of the king, הַמֶּ֗לֶךְ A king king
and if וְאִם Used very widely as demonstrative, lo!; interrogative, whether?; or conditional, if, although; also Oh that!, when; hence, as a negative, not if
it please ט֔וֹב To be (transitively, do or make) good (or well) in the widest sense please
the king הַמֶּ֙לֶךְ֙ A king king
to grant לָתֵת֙ To give, used with greatest latitude of application (put, make, etc.) grant
my petition, שְׁאֵ֣לָתִ֔י A petition; by implication, a loan petition
and to perform וְלַֽעֲשׂ֖וֹת To do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application perform
my request, בַּקָּֽשָׁתִ֑י A petition request
let the king הַמֶּ֣לֶךְ A king let king
and Haman וְהָמָ֗ן Haman, a Persian vizier Haman
come יָב֧וֹא To go or come (in a wide variety of applications) come
to אֶל Near, with or among; often in general, to to
the banquet הַמִּשְׁתֶּה֙ Drink, by implication, drinking (the act); also (by implication) a banquet or (generally) feast banquet
that אֲשֶׁ֣ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc that
I shall prepare אֶֽעֱשֶׂ֣ה To do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application prepare
for them, and I will do אֶֽעֱשֶׂ֖ה To do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application do
to morrow וּמָחָ֥ר Properly, deferred, i.e., the morrow; usually (adverbially) tomorrow; indefinitely, hereafter morrow
as the king הַמֶּֽלֶךְ׃ A king king
hath said. כִּדְבַ֥ר A word; by implication, a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially, a cause said

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  • 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.

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




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