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 Esther 7:1 - 6
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The Holy Bible, New International Version®
   Book of Esther
   Chapter 7
7:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
So the king and Haman went to dine with Queen Esther,
 
7:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
and as they were drinking wine on that second day, the king again asked, "Queen Esther, what is your petition? It will be given you. What is your request? Even up to half the kingdom, it will be granted."
 
7:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then Queen Esther answered, "If I have found favor with you, O king, and if it pleases your majesty, grant me my life - this is my petition. And spare my people - this is my request.
 
7:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
For I and my people have been sold for destruction and slaughter and annihilation. If we had merely been sold as male and female slaves, I would have kept quiet, because no such distress would justify disturbing the king. F9 "
 
7:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
King Xerxes asked Queen Esther, "Who is he? Where is the man who has dared to do such a thing?"
 
7:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Esther said, "The adversary and enemy is this vile Haman." Then Haman was terrified before the king and queen.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F9 Or quiet, but the compensation our adversary offers cannot be compared with the loss the king would suffer

 
 

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