ESTHER 7:10

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“So they hanged Haman on the gallows that he had prepared for Mordecai. Then was the king's wrath pacified.”

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Esther 7:10 Translation & Meaning

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So they hanged וַיִּתְלוּ֙ To suspend (especially to gibbet) hanged
Haman הָמָ֔ן Haman, a Persian vizier Haman
on עַל Above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications on
the gallows הָעֵ֖ץ A tree (from its firmness); hence, wood (plural sticks) gallows
that אֲשֶׁר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc that
he had prepared הֵכִ֣ין Properly, to be erect (i.e., stand perpendicular); hence (causatively) to set up, in a great variety of applications, whether literal (establish, fix, prepare, apply), or figurative (appoint, render sure, proper or prosperous) prepared
for Mordecai. לְמָרְדֳּכָ֑י Mordecai, an Israelite Mordecai
Then was the king's הַמֶּ֖לֶךְ A king Then kings
wrath וַֽחֲמַ֥ת Heat; figuratively, anger, poison (from its fever) wrath
pacified. שָׁכָֽכָה׃ To weave (i.e., lay) a trap; figuratively, (through the idea of secreting) to allay (passions; physically, abate a flood) pacified

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  • 8  Then the king returned out of the palace garden into the place of the banquet of wine; and Haman was fallen upon the bed whereon Esther was. Then said the king, Will he force the queen also before me in the house? As the word went out of the king's mouth, they covered Haman's face.

  • 9  And Harbonah, one of the chamberlains, said before the king, Behold also, the gallows fifty cubits high, which Haman had made for Mordecai, who had spoken good for the king, standeth in the house of Haman. Then the king said, Hang him thereon.

  • 10  So they hanged Haman on the gallows that he had prepared for Mordecai. Then was the king's wrath pacified.




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