ESTHER 6:7

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And Haman answered the king, For the man whom the king delighteth to honour,”

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Esther 6:7 Translation & Meaning

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And Haman הָמָ֖ן Haman, a Persian vizier Haman
answered וַיֹּ֥אמֶר To say (used with great latitude) answered
the king, הַמֶּ֑לֶךְ A king king
For the man אִ֕ישׁ A man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation) man
whom אֲשֶׁ֥ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc whom
the king הַמֶּ֖לֶךְ A king king
delighteth חָפֵ֥ץ Properly, to incline to; by implication (literally but rarely) to bend; figuratively, to be pleased with, desire delighteth
to honour, בִּֽיקָרֽוֹ׃ Value, i.e., (concretely) wealth; abstractly, costliness, dignity honour

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

  • 6  So Haman came in. And the king said unto him, What shall be done unto the man whom the king delighteth to honour? Now Haman thought in his heart, To whom would the king delight to do honour more than to myself?

  • 7  And Haman answered the king, For the man whom the king delighteth to honour,

  • 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.




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