Esther 7:1
New International Version
So the king and Haman went to Queen Esther's banquet,

New Living Translation
So the king and Haman went to Queen Esther’s banquet.

English Standard Version
So the king and Haman went in to feast with Queen Esther.

Berean Study Bible
So the king and Haman went to dine with Esther the queen,

King James Bible
So the king and Haman came to banquet with Esther the queen.

New King James Version
So the king and Haman went to dine with Queen Esther.

New American Standard Bible
Now the king and Haman came to drink wine with Esther the queen.

NASB 1995
Now the king and Haman came to drink wine with Esther the queen.

NASB 1977
Now the king and Haman came to drink wine with Esther the queen.

Amplified Bible
So the king and Haman came to drink wine with Esther the queen.

Christian Standard Bible
The king and Haman came to feast with Esther the queen.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The king and Haman came to feast with Esther the queen.

American Standard Version
So the king and Haman came to banquet with Esther the queen.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the King and Haman entered the banquet that Esthir the Queen had made.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
So the king and Aman went in to drink with the queen.

Contemporary English Version
The king and Haman were dining with Esther

Douay-Rheims Bible
So the king and Aman went in, to drink with the queen.

English Revised Version
So the king and Haman came to banquet with Esther the queen.

Good News Translation
And so the king and Haman went to eat with Esther

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So the king and Haman came to have dinner with Queen Esther.

International Standard Version
The king and Haman went in to have a drink with Queen Esther.

JPS Tanakh 1917
So the king and Haman came to banquet with Esther the queen.

Literal Standard Version
And the king comes in, and Haman, to drink with Esther the queen,

NET Bible
So the king and Haman came to dine with Queen Esther.

New Heart English Bible
So the king and Haman came to banquet with Esther the queen.

World English Bible
So the king and Haman came to banquet with Esther the queen.

Young's Literal Translation
And the king cometh in, and Haman, to drink with Esther the queen,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Esther Pleads for Her People
1So the king and Haman went to dine with Esther the queen, 2and as they drank their wine on that second day, the king asked once more, “Queen Esther, what is your petition? It will be given to you. What is your request? Even up to half the kingdom, it will be fulfilled.”…

Cross References
Esther 6:14
While they were still speaking with Haman, the king's eunuchs arrived and rushed him to the banquet that Esther had prepared.

Esther 7:2
and as they drank their wine on that second day, the king asked once more, "Queen Esther, what is your petition? It will be given to you. What is your request? Even up to half the kingdom, it will be fulfilled."


Treasury of Scripture

So the king and Haman came to banquet with Esther the queen.

banquet.

Esther 3:15
The posts went out, being hastened by the king's commandment, and the decree was given in Shushan the palace. And the king and Haman sat down to drink; but the city Shushan was perplexed.

Esther 5:8
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.









Verse 1. - The king and Haman came to banquet (marg. drink). In Persian feasts the solid dishes were few, and the time was mainly passed in drinking and eating dessert (Herod., 1:133).

Parallel Commentaries ...


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

and Haman
וְהָמָ֔ן (wə·hā·mān)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 2001: Haman -- to rage, be turbulent

went
וַיָּבֹ֤א (way·yā·ḇō)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 935: To come in, come, go in, go

to dine
לִשְׁתּ֖וֹת (liš·tō·wṯ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 8354: To imbibe

with
עִם־ (‘im-)
Preposition
Strong's 5973: With, equally with

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

the queen,
הַמַּלְכָּֽה׃ (ham·mal·kāh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 4436: Queen -- a queen


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