|New International Version (© 2011)|
When Haman entered, the king asked him, "What should be done for the man the king delights to honor?" Now Haman thought to himself, "Who is there that the king would rather honor than me?"
King James Bible
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?
American Standard Version
So Haman came in. And the king said unto him, What shall be done unto the man whom the king delighteth to honor? Now Haman said in his heart, To whom would the king delight to do honor more than to myself?
Young's Literal Translation
And Haman cometh in, and the king saith to him, 'What -- to do with the man in whose honour the king hath delighted?' And Haman saith in his heart, 'To whom doth the king delight to do honour more than myself?'
Esther 6:6 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The king said unto him - He did not give him time to make his request; and put a question to him which, at the first view, promised him all that his heart could wish.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
whom the king, etc. Heb. in whose honour the king delighteth.
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Isaiah 42:1 Behold my servant, whom I uphold; my elect, in whom my soul delights; I have put my spirit on him...
Isaiah 62:4,5 You shall no more be termed Forsaken; neither shall your land any more be termed Desolate: but you shall be called Hephzibah...
Jeremiah 32:41 Yes, I will rejoice over them to do them good, and I will plant them in this land assuredly with my whole heart and with my whole soul.
Matthew 3:17 And see a voice from heaven, saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.
John 5:23 That all men should honor the Son, even as they honor the Father. He that honors not the Son honors not the Father which has sent him.
Esther 3:2,3 And all the king's servants, that were in the king's gate, bowed, and reverenced Haman: for the king had so commanded concerning him...
Esther 5:11 And Haman told them of the glory of his riches, and the multitude of his children, and all the things wherein the king had promoted him...
Proverbs 1:32 For the turning away of the simple shall slay them, and the prosperity of fools shall destroy them.
Proverbs 16:18 Pride goes before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.
Proverbs 18:12 Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, and before honor is humility.
Proverbs 30:13 There is a generation, O how lofty are their eyes! and their eyelids are lifted up.
Obadiah 1:3 The pride of your heart has deceived you, you that dwell in the clefts of the rock, whose habitation is high; that said in his heart...
Esther 6:6 Parallel CommentariesBesides Delight Delighted Delighteth Delights Desire Desires Entered Haman Haman's Heart Honor Honour Honouring Mind Rather ThoughtBesides Delight Delighted Delighteth Delights Desire Desires Entered Haman Haman's Heart Honor Honour Honouring Mind Rather ThoughtTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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Esther 6:5 His attendants answered, "Haman is standing in the court." "Bring him in," the king ordered.
Esther 6:7 So he answered the king, "For the man the king delights to honor,
Esther 6:9 Then let the robe and horse be entrusted to one of the king's most noble princes. Let them robe the man the king delights to honor, and lead him on the horse through the city streets, proclaiming before him, 'This is what is done for the man the king delights to honor!'"