ESTHER 6:8

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“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:”

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Esther 6:8 Translation & Meaning

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Let the royal מַלְכ֔וּת A rule; concretely, a dominion Let royal
apparel לְב֣וּשׁ A garment (literally or figuratively); by implication (euphemistically) a wife apparel
be brought יָבִ֙יאוּ֙ To go or come (in a wide variety of applications) brought
which אֲשֶׁ֥ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc which
the king הַמֶּ֑לֶךְ A king king
useth (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
to wear, לָֽבַשׁ Properly, wrap around, i.e., (by implication) to put on a garment or clothe (oneself, or another), literally or figuratively wear
and the horse וְס֗וּס A swallow (from its rapid flight) horse
that אֲשֶׁ֨ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc that
the king הַמֶּ֔לֶךְ A king king
rideth רָכַ֤ב To ride (on an animal or in a vehicle); causatively, to place upon (for riding or generally), to despatch rideth
upon, עָלָיו֙ Above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications upon
and the crown כֶּ֥תֶר Properly, a circlet, i.e., a diadem crown
royal מַלְכ֖וּת A rule; concretely, a dominion royal
which וַֽאֲשֶׁ֥ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc which
is set נִתַּ֛ן To give, used with greatest latitude of application (put, make, etc.) set
upon his head: בְּרֹאשֽׁוֹ׃ The head (as most easily shaken), whether literal or figurative (in many applications, of place, time, rank, itc.) upon head

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  • 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.

  • 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.




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