ESTHER 6:10

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“Then the king said to Haman, Make haste, and take the apparel and the horse, as thou hast said, and do even so to Mordecai the Jew, that sitteth at the king's gate: let nothing fail of all that thou hast spoken.”

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Esther 6:10 Translation & Meaning

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Then the king הַמֶּ֜לֶךְ A king Then king
said וַיֹּ֨אמֶר To say (used with great latitude) said
to Haman, לְהָמָ֗ן Haman, a Persian vizier Haman
Make haste, מַ֠הֵר 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
and (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
take קַ֣ח To take (in the widest variety of applications) take
the apparel הַלְּב֤וּשׁ A garment (literally or figuratively); by implication (euphemistically) a wife apparel
and the horse, הַסּוּס֙ A swallow (from its rapid flight) horse
as כַּֽאֲשֶׁ֣ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc as
thou hast said, דִּבַּ֔רְתָּ Perhaps properly, to arrange; but used figuratively (of words), to speak; rarely (in a destructive sense) to subdue said
and do וַֽעֲשֵׂה To do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application do
even so כֵן֙ Properly, set upright; hence (figuratively as adjective) just; but usually (as adverb or conjunction) rightly or so (in various applications to manner, time and relation; often with other particles) even
to Mordecai לְמָרְדֳּכַ֣י Mordecai, an Israelite Mordecai
the Jew, הַיְּהוּדִ֔י A Jehudite (i.e., Judaite or Jew), or descendant of Jehudah (i.e., Judah) Jew
that sitteth הַיּוֹשֵׁ֖ב Properly, to sit down (specifically as judge. in ambush, in quiet); by implication, to dwell, to remain; causatively, to settle, to marry sitteth
at the king's הַמֶּ֑לֶךְ A king kings
gate: בְּשַׁ֣עַר An opening, i.e., door or gate gate
let nothing דָּבָ֔ר A word; by implication, a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially, a cause let nothing
fail תַּפֵּ֣ל To fall, in a great variety of applications (intransitive or causative, literal or figurative) fail
of all מִכֹּ֖ל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
that אֲשֶׁ֥ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc that
thou hast spoken. דִּבַּֽרְתָּ׃ Perhaps properly, to arrange; but used figuratively (of words), to speak; rarely (in a destructive sense) to subdue spoken

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  • 8  Let the royal apparel be brought which the king useth to wear, and the horse that the king rideth upon, and the crown royal which is set upon his head:

  • 9  And let this apparel and horse be delivered to the hand of one of the king's most noble princes, that they may array the man withal whom the king delighteth to honour, and bring him on horseback through the street of the city, and proclaim before him, Thus shall it be done to the man whom the king delighteth to honour.

  • 10  Then the king said to Haman, Make haste, and take the apparel and the horse, as thou hast said, and do even so to Mordecai the Jew, that sitteth at the king's gate: let nothing fail of all that thou hast spoken.

  • 11  Then took Haman the apparel and the horse, and arrayed Mordecai, and brought him on horseback through the street of the city, and proclaimed before him, Thus shall it be done unto the man whom the king delighteth to honour.

  • 12  And Mordecai came again to the king's gate. But Haman hasted to his house mourning, and having his head covered.




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