Esther 4:10
New International Version
Then she instructed him to say to Mordecai,

New Living Translation
Then Esther told Hathach to go back and relay this message to Mordecai:

English Standard Version
Then Esther spoke to Hathach and commanded him to go to Mordecai and say,

Berean Study Bible
Then Esther spoke to Hathach and instructed him to tell Mordecai,

King James Bible
Again Esther spake unto Hatach, and gave him commandment unto Mordecai;

New King James Version
Then Esther spoke to Hathach, and gave him a command for Mordecai:

New American Standard Bible
Then Esther spoke to Hathach and ordered him to reply to Mordecai:

NASB 1995
Then Esther spoke to Hathach and ordered him to reply to Mordecai:

NASB 1977
Then Esther spoke to Hathach and ordered him to reply to Mordecai:

Amplified Bible
Then Esther spoke to Hathach and ordered him to reply to Mordecai, saying:

Christian Standard Bible
Esther spoke to Hathach and commanded him to tell Mordecai,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Esther spoke to Hathach and commanded him to tell Mordecai, "

American Standard Version
Then Esther spake unto Hathach, and gave him a message unto Mordecai'saying :

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Esther said to Achrathaeus, Go to Mardochaeus, and say,

Contemporary English Version
She answered, "Tell Mordecai

Douay-Rheims Bible
She answered him, and bade him say to Mardochai:

English Revised Version
Then Esther spake unto Hathach, and gave him a message unto Mordecai, saying:

Good News Translation
and Esther gave him this message to take back to Mordecai:

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Esther spoke to Hathach and commanded him to say to Mordecai,

International Standard Version
Then Esther spoke to Hathach, instructing him to go back to Mordecai with this message:

JPS Tanakh 1917
Then Esther spoke unto Hathach, and gave him a message unto Mordecai:

Literal Standard Version
and Esther speaks to Hatach, and charges him for Mordecai:

NET Bible
Then Esther replied to Hathach with instructions for Mordecai:

New Heart English Bible
Then Esther spoke to Hathach, and gave him a message to Mordecai:

World English Bible
Then Esther spoke to Hathach, and gave him a message to Mordecai:

Young's Literal Translation
and Esther speaketh to Hatach, and chargeth him for Mordecai:

Additional Translations ...
Study Bible
Mordecai Appeals to Esther
9So Hathach went back and relayed Mordecai’s response to Esther. 10Then Esther spoke to Hathach and instructed him to tell Mordecai, 11“All the royal officials and the people of the king’s provinces know that one law applies to every man or woman who approaches the king in the inner court without being summoned—that he be put to death. Only if the king extends the gold scepter may that person live. But I have not been summoned to appear before the king for the past thirty days.”…

Cross References
Esther 4:5
Then Esther summoned Hathach, one of the king's eunuchs appointed to her, and she dispatched him to Mordecai to learn what was troubling him and why.

Esther 4:9
So Hathach went back and relayed Mordecai's response to Esther.

Esther 4:11
"All the royal officials and the people of the king's provinces know that one law applies to every man or woman who approaches the king in the inner court without being summoned--that he be put to death. Only if the king extends the gold scepter may that person live. But I have not been summoned to appear before the king for the past thirty days."


Treasury of Scripture

Again Esther spoke to Hatach, and gave him commandment to Mordecai;









(10) Again.--There is nothing for this in the original, and it would be better to put and, as the statement of Esther 4:10 is clearly continuous with Esther 4:9.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
Then Esther
אֶסְתֵּר֙ (’es·têr)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 635: Esther -- 'star', Ahasuerus' queen who delivered Israel

spoke
וַתֹּ֤אמֶר (wat·tō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 559: To utter, say

to Hathach
לַהֲתָ֔ךְ (la·hă·ṯāḵ)
Preposition-l | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2047: Hathach -- a person official

and instructed
וַתְּצַוֵּ֖הוּ (wat·tə·ṣaw·wê·hū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6680: To lay charge (upon), give charge (to), command, order

him to
אֶֽל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 413: Near, with, among, to

tell Mordecai,
מָרְדֳּכָֽי׃ (mā·rə·do·ḵāy)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4782: Mordecai -- a companion of Zerubbabel, also a cousin of Esther


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