Esther 6:7
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New International Version
So he answered the king, "For the man the king delights to honor,

King James Bible
And Haman answered the king, For the man whom the king delighteth to honour,

Darby Bible Translation
And Haman answered the king, For the man whom the king delights to honour,

World English Bible
Haman said to the king, "For the man whom the king delights to honor,

Young's Literal Translation
And Haman saith unto the king, 'The man in whose honour the king hath delighted,

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Clarke'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.

Esther 6:7 And Haman answered the king, For the man whom the king delights to honor,

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Whether Honor is Properly Due to those who are Above Us?
Objection 1: It seems that honor is not properly due to those who are above us. For an angel is above any human wayfarer, according to Mat. 11:11, "He that is lesser in the kingdom of heaven is greater than John the Baptist." Yet an angel forbade John when the latter wished to honor him (Apoc. 22:10). Therefore honor is not due to those who are above us. Objection 2: Further, honor is due to a person in acknowledgment of his virtue, as stated above [3162](A[1]; Q[63], A[3]). But sometimes those who
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

King of Kings and Lord of Lords
And He hath on His vesture and on His thigh a name written, K ING OF K INGS AND L ORD OF L ORDS T he description of the administration and glory of the Redeemer's Kingdom, in defiance of all opposition, concludes the second part of Messiah Oratorio. Three different passages from the book of Revelation are selected to form a grand chorus, of which Handel's title in this verse is the close --a title which has been sometimes vainly usurped by proud worms of this earth. Eastern monarchs, in particular,
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 2

Cross References
Esther 6:6
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?"

Esther 6:8
have them bring a royal robe the king has worn and a horse the king has ridden, one with a royal crest placed on its head.

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