ESTHER 6:3

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And the king said, What honour and dignity hath been done to Mordecai for this? Then said the king's servants that ministered unto him, There is nothing done for him.”

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Esther 6:3 Translation & Meaning

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And the king הַמֶּ֔לֶךְ A king king
said, וַיֹּ֣אמֶר To say (used with great latitude) said
What מַֽה Properly, interrogative what? (including how? why? when?); but also exclamation, what! (including how!), or indefinitely what (including whatever, and even relatively, that which); often used with prefixes in various adverbial or conjunctive senses What
honour יְקָ֧ר Value, i.e., (concretely) wealth; abstractly, costliness, dignity honour
and dignity וּגְדוּלָּ֛ה Greatness; (concretely) mighty acts dignity
hath been done נַּעֲשָׂ֞ה To do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application been done
to Mordecai לְמָרְדֳּכַ֖י Mordecai, an Israelite Mordecai
for עַל Above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications for
this? זֶ֑ה The masculine demonstrative pronoun, this or that this
Then said וַיֹּ֨אמְר֜וּ To say (used with great latitude) Then said
the king's הַמֶּ֙לֶךְ֙ A king kings
servants נַֽעֲרֵ֤י (concretely) a boy (as active), from the age of infancy to adolescence; by implication, a servant; also (by interch. of sex), a girl (of similar latitude in age) servants
that ministered מְשָׁ֣רְתָ֔יו To attend as a menial or worshipper; figuratively, to contribute to ministered
unto him, There is nothing דָּבָֽר׃ A word; by implication, a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially, a cause nothing
done נַעֲשָׂ֥ה To do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application done
for עִמּ֖וֹ Adverb or preposition, with (i.e., in conjunction with), in varied applications; specifically, equally with; often with prepositional prefix (and then usually unrepresented in English) for
him. עִמּ֖וֹ Adverb or preposition, with (i.e., in conjunction with), in varied applications; specifically, equally with; often with prepositional prefix (and then usually unrepresented in English) him

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  • 1  On that night could not the king sleep, and he commanded to bring the book of records of the chronicles; and they were read before the king.

  • 2  And it was found written, that Mordecai had told of Bigthana and Teresh, two of the king's chamberlains, the keepers of the door, who sought to lay hand on the king Ahasuerus.

  • 3  And the king said, What honour and dignity hath been done to Mordecai for this? Then said the king's servants that ministered unto him, There is nothing done for him.

  • 4  And the king said, Who is in the court? Now Haman was come into the outward court of the king's house, to speak unto the king to hang Mordecai on the gallows that he had prepared for him.

  • 5  And the king's servants said unto him, Behold, Haman standeth in the court. And the king said, Let him come in.




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