ESTHER 7:6

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And Esther said, The adversary and enemy is this wicked Haman. Then Haman was afraid before the king and the queen.”

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Esther 7:6 Translation & Meaning

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And Esther אֶסְתֵּ֔ר Ester, the Jewish heroine Esther
said, וַתֹּ֣אמֶר To say (used with great latitude) said
The adversary אִ֚ישׁ 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) adversary
and enemy וְאוֹיֵ֔ב Hating; an adversary enemy
is (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
this הַזֶּ֑ה The masculine demonstrative pronoun, this or that this
wicked הָרָ֖ע Bad or (as noun) evil (natural or moral) wicked
Haman. הָמָ֥ן Haman, a Persian vizier Haman
Then Haman וְהָמָ֣ן Haman, a Persian vizier Then Haman
was afraid נִבְעַ֔ת To fear afraid
before מִלִּפְנֵ֥י The face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.) before
the king הַמֶּ֖לֶךְ A king king
and the queen. וְהַמַּלְכָּֽה׃ A queen queen

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  • 4  For we are sold, I and my people, to be destroyed, to be slain, and to perish. But if we had been sold for bondmen and bondwomen, I had held my tongue, although the enemy could not countervail the king's damage.

  • 5  Then the king Ahasuerus answered and said unto Esther the queen, Who is he, and where is he, that durst presume in his heart to do so?

  • 6  And Esther said, The adversary and enemy is this wicked Haman. Then Haman was afraid before the king and the queen.

  • 7  And the king arising from the banquet of wine in his wrath went into the palace garden: and Haman stood up to make request for his life to Esther the queen; for he saw that there was evil determined against him by the king.

  • 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.




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