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Esther 7

Introduction

Overview

Esther 7:1, Esther, entertaining the king and Haman, makes suit for her own life, and her people’s; Esther 7:5, She accuses Haman; Esther 7:7, The king in his anger, understanding of the gallows which Haman had made for Mordecai, causes him to be hanged thereon.

Verse 1

banquet: Heb. drink, Esther 3:15, Esther 5:8

Reciprocal: Amos 6:7 - and the

Verse 2

the king said: Esther 5:6, John 16:24

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 1:16 - And the Nehemiah 2:4 - For what Esther 4:6 - the king's Esther 5:3 - What Esther 9:12 - what is thy petition Psalms 69:13 - in an Amos 6:7 - and the Matthew 14:7 - General Mark 6:23 - Whatsoever Acts 23:19 - What

Verse 3

let my life: Esther 7:7, 1 Kings 20:31, 2 Kings 1:13, Job 2:4, Jeremiah 38:26

my people: Esther 4:8, Psalms 122:6-1 Samuel :

Reciprocal: Ezra 4:22 - why should Nehemiah 2:5 - If it please Esther 8:5 - if I Proverbs 11:5 - direct Proverbs 31:26 - openeth

Verse 4

we are sold: Esther 3:9, Esther 4:7, Esther 4:8, Deuteronomy 28:68, 1 Samuel 22:23

to be destroyed: etc. Heb. that they should destroy, and kill, and cause to perish, Esther 3:13, Esther 8:11, Psalms 44:22, Psalms 44:23

But if we: Genesis 37:26-Hosea :, Deuteronomy 28:68, Joshua 9:23, Nehemiah 5:5, Joel 3:6, Amos 2:6

the enemy: Esther 7:6, Esther 3:9

Reciprocal: Ezra 4:22 - why should Esther 2:10 - had not showed Esther 8:3 - mischief Esther 8:6 - the evil Esther 9:10 - enemy Job 2:4 - all that Proverbs 12:6 - the mouth Ecclesiastes 3:7 - and a time to speak Isaiah 50:1 - or which Jeremiah 25:10 - take from Jeremiah 38:9 - these Daniel 6:2 - and the

Verse 5

Who is he: Genesis 27:33, Job 9:24

that durst: etc. Heb. whose heart hath filled him, Acts 5:3

Reciprocal: Esther 9:25 - when Esther came Job 18:8 - he is cast Proverbs 14:17 - a man John 13:25 - who

Verse 6

The adversary: Heb. The man adversary

this wicked: 1 Samuel 24:13, Psalms 27:2, Psalms 139:19-Song of Solomon :, Proverbs 24:24, Proverbs 24:25, Ecclesiastes 5:8, 1 Corinthians 5:13, 2 Thessalonians 2:8

was afraid: Nehemiah 6:16, Job 15:21, Job 15:22, Job 18:5-2 Kings :, Psalms 73:5-1 Samuel :, Psalms 73:17-Proverbs :, Proverbs 16:14, Isaiah 21:4, Daniel 5:5, Daniel 5:6

before: or, at the presence of

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 24:7 - that wicked 2 Chronicles 28:22 - this is Esther 3:1 - promote Haman Esther 3:10 - enemy Esther 7:4 - the enemy Esther 9:10 - enemy Psalms 13:2 - enemy Psalms 94:3 - the wicked Proverbs 14:17 - a man Daniel 8:2 - Shushan 1 Peter 5:8 - your

Verse 7

in his wrath: Esther 1:12

Haman: Proverbs 14:19, Isaiah 60:14, Revelation 3:9

for he saw: 1 Samuel 20:7, 1 Samuel 20:9, 1 Samuel 25:17, Psalms 112:10, Proverbs 19:12, Daniel 3:19

Reciprocal: Esther 7:3 - let my life Song of Solomon 2:4 - banqueting house

Verse 8

the bed: Esther 1:6, Isaiah 49:23

before me: Heb. with me

they covered Haman's: When a criminal was condemned by a Roman judge, he was delivered to the serjeant with these words: I, lictor, caput obnubito arbori infelici suspendito, "Go, sergeant, cover his head, and hang him on the accursed tree." Esther 6:12, Job 9:24, Isaiah 22:17

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 13:14 - forced her Job 40:13 - bind Proverbs 10:6 - violence Proverbs 14:19 - General Proverbs 19:12 - king's Amos 6:7 - and the

Verse 9

Harbonah: Esther 1:10, Harbona

one of the chamberlains: Esther 6:14, 2 Kings 9:32

Behold: Esther 5:14, Job 27:20-Isaiah :, Psalms 7:15, Psalms 7:16, Psalms 35:8, Psalms 141:10, Proverbs 11:5, Proverbs 11:6

gallows: Heb. tree

who had spoken: Esther 2:21-Isaiah :, Esther 6:2

Hang him thereon: Esther 9:25, 1 Samuel 17:51, Psalms 7:15, Psalms 7:16, Psalms 9:15, Psalms 9:16, Psalms 35:8, Psalms 37:35, Psalms 37:36, Psalms 73:19, Proverbs 11:5, Proverbs 11:6, Daniel 6:7, Daniel 6:24

Reciprocal: Numbers 22:17 - I will promote Numbers 24:20 - his latter end Numbers 25:4 - and hang Joshua 10:26 - hanged Esther 6:4 - to speak Psalms 37:15 - sword Proverbs 11:8 - General

Verse 10

Then was the king's: Judges 15:7, Ezekiel 5:13, Zechariah 6:8

Reciprocal: Numbers 24:20 - his latter end Numbers 25:4 - and hang Deuteronomy 25:19 - thou shalt Joshua 8:29 - the king Joshua 10:26 - hanged 1 Samuel 17:51 - his sword 1 Samuel 25:39 - hath returned 1 Kings 21:19 - In the place Ezra 6:11 - timber Esther 2:23 - hanged Esther 5:14 - he caused Esther 8:7 - him they have hanged Job 5:13 - taketh Job 18:8 - he is cast Job 20:5 - the triumphing Psalms 5:10 - let Psalms 7:15 - and is Psalms 35:8 - into Psalms 37:10 - thou Psalms 37:15 - sword Psalms 49:20 - Man Psalms 94:3 - the wicked Psalms 94:23 - And he Psalms 140:9 - let the mischief Psalms 141:10 - the wicked Psalms 146:9 - the way Proverbs 1:18 - General Proverbs 11:8 - General Proverbs 11:27 - he that seeketh Proverbs 16:18 - General Proverbs 24:16 - but Proverbs 25:5 - away Proverbs 26:27 - diggeth Ecclesiastes 6:3 - and also Ecclesiastes 10:8 - that Isaiah 51:13 - where is Jeremiah 34:17 - behold Daniel 6:24 - and they brought Joel 3:7 - and will Luke 6:38 - with 1 Corinthians 3:19 - He Galatians 3:13 - for

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Esther 7". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/esther-7.html.