Esther 6:14
New International Version
While they were still talking with him, the king’s eunuchs arrived and hurried Haman away to the banquet Esther had prepared.

New Living Translation
While they were still talking, the king’s eunuchs arrived and quickly took Haman to the banquet Esther had prepared.

English Standard Version
While they were yet talking with him, the king’s eunuchs arrived and hurried to bring Haman to the feast that Esther had prepared.

Berean Study Bible
While they were still speaking with Haman, the king’s eunuchs arrived and rushed him to the banquet that Esther had prepared.

King James Bible
And while they were yet talking with him, came the king's chamberlains, and hasted to bring Haman unto the banquet that Esther had prepared.

New King James Version
While they were still talking with him, the king’s eunuchs came, and hastened to bring Haman to the banquet which Esther had prepared.

New American Standard Bible
While they were still talking with him, the king’s eunuchs arrived and quickly brought Haman to the banquet which Esther had prepared.

NASB 1995
While they were still talking with him, the king’s eunuchs arrived and hastily brought Haman to the banquet which Esther had prepared.

NASB 1977
While they were still talking with him, the king’s eunuchs arrived and hastily brought Haman to the banquet which Esther had prepared.

Amplified Bible
While they were still speaking with him, the king’s eunuchs (attendants) arrived and hurriedly brought Haman to the banquet which Esther had prepared.

Christian Standard Bible
While they were still speaking with him, the king’s eunuchs arrived and rushed Haman to the banquet Esther had prepared.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
While they were still speaking with him, the eunuchs of the king arrived and rushed Haman to the banquet Esther had prepared.

American Standard Version
While they were yet talking with him, came the king's chamberlains, and hasted to bring Haman unto the banquet that Esther had prepared.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And when he was speaking with them, the Runners of the King arrived, and they hastened Haman to the banquet that Esthir had made.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
While they were yet speaking, the chamberlains arrived, to hasten Aman to the banquet which Esther had prepared.

Contemporary English Version
They were still talking, when the king's servants came and quickly took Haman to the dinner that Esther had prepared.

Douay-Rheims Bible
As they were yet speaking, the king's eunuchs came, and compelled him to go quickly to the banquet which the queen had prepared.

English Revised Version
While they were yet talking with him, came the king's chamberlains, and hasted to bring Haman unto the banquet that Esther had prepared.

Good News Translation
While they were still talking, the palace eunuchs arrived in a hurry to take Haman to Esther's banquet.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
While they were still speaking with him, the king's eunuchs arrived and quickly took Haman to the dinner Esther had prepared.

International Standard Version
While they were still talking to him, the king's eunuchs arrived, and they quickly took him to the banquet that Esther had prepared.

JPS Tanakh 1917
While they were yet talking with him, came the king's chamberlains, and hastened to bring Haman unto the banquet that Esther had prepared.

Literal Standard Version
They are yet speaking with him, and eunuchs of the king have come, and hurry to bring in Haman to the banquet that Esther has made.

NET Bible
While they were still speaking with him, the king's eunuchs arrived. They quickly brought Haman to the banquet that Esther had prepared.

New Heart English Bible
While they were yet talking with him, the king's eunuchs came, and hurried to bring Haman to the banquet that Esther had prepared.

World English Bible
While they were yet talking with him, the king's eunuchs came, and hurried to bring Haman to the banquet that Esther had prepared.

Young's Literal Translation
They are yet speaking with him, and eunuchs of the king have come, and haste to bring in Haman unto the banquet that Esther hath made.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Mordecai is Honored
13Haman told his wife Zeresh and all his friends everything that had happened. His advisers and his wife Zeresh said to him, “Since Mordecai, before whom your downfall has begun, is Jewish, you will not prevail against him—for surely you will fall before him.” 14While they were still speaking with Haman, the king’s eunuchs arrived and rushed him to the banquet that Esther had prepared.

Cross References
Esther 5:5
"Hurry," commanded the king, "and bring Haman, so we can do as Esther has requested." So the king and Haman went to the banquet that Esther had prepared.

Esther 5:8
If I have found favor in the sight of the king, and if it pleases the king to grant my petition and fulfill my request, may the king and Haman come tomorrow to the banquet I will prepare for them. Then I will answer the king's question."

Esther 7:1
So the king and Haman went to dine with Esther the queen,


Treasury of Scripture

And while they were yet talking with him, came the king's chamberlains, and hurried to bring Haman to the banquet that Esther had prepared.

hasted to bring.

Esther 5:8,14
If I have found favour in the sight of the king, and if it please the king to grant my petition, and to perform my request, let the king and Haman come to the banquet that I shall prepare for them, and I will do to morrow as the king hath said…

Deuteronomy 32:35,36
To me belongeth vengeance, and recompence; their foot shall slide in due time: for the day of their calamity is at hand, and the things that shall come upon them make haste…









Verse 14. - Came the king's chamberlains, and hasted to bring Haman. This is a custom not elsewhere mentioned as Persian, but quite in accordance with Oriental ideas. The polite host sends his servants to escort guests of importance from their own homes to the place of entertainment.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
While they were still
עוֹדָם֙ (‘ō·w·ḏām)
Adverb | third person masculine plural
Strong's 5750: Iteration, continuance, again, repeatedly, still, more

speaking
מְדַבְּרִ֣ים (mə·ḏab·bə·rîm)
Verb - Piel - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's 1696: To arrange, to speak, to subdue

with [Haman],
עִמּ֔וֹ (‘im·mōw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's 5973: With, equally with

the king's
הַמֶּ֖לֶךְ (ham·me·leḵ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4428: A king

eunuchs
וְסָרִיסֵ֥י (wə·sā·rî·sê)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 5631: A eunuch, valet, a minister of state

arrived
הִגִּ֑יעוּ (hig·gî·‘ū)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 5060: To touch, lay the hand upon, to reach, violently, to strike

and rushed
וַיַּבְהִ֙לוּ֙ (way·yaḇ·hi·lū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 926: To tremble inwardly, be, alarmed, agitated, to hasten anxiously

[him]
הָמָ֔ן (hā·mān)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 2001: Haman -- to rage, be turbulent

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

the banquet
הַמִּשְׁתֶּ֖ה (ham·miš·teh)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4960: Drink, drinking, a banquet, feast

that
אֲשֶׁר־ (’ă·šer-)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

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

had prepared.
עָשְׂתָ֥ה (‘ā·śə·ṯāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make


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