Esther 3:9
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
518 [e]אִם־
’im-
IfConj
5921 [e]עַל־
‘al-
onPrep
4428 [e]הַמֶּ֣לֶךְ
ham-me-leḵ
the kingArt | N-ms
2895 [e]ט֔וֹב
ṭō-wḇ,
it pleasesAdj-ms
3789 [e]יִכָּתֵ֖ב
yik-kā-ṯêḇ
let [a decree] be writtenV-Nifal-Imperf-3ms
6 [e]לְאַבְּדָ֑ם
lə-’ab-bə-ḏām;
that they be destroyedPrep-l | V-Piel-Inf | 3mp
6235 [e]וַעֲשֶׂ֨רֶת
wa-‘ă-śe-reṯ
and tenConj-w | Number-msc
505 [e]אֲלָפִ֜ים
’ă-lā-p̄îm
thousandNumber-mp
3603 [e]כִּכַּר־
kik-kar-
talentsN-fsc
3701 [e]כֶּ֗סֶף
ke-sep̄,
of silverN-ms
8254 [e]אֶשְׁקוֹל֙
’eš-qō-wl
I will payV-Qal-Imperf-1cs
5921 [e]עַל־
‘al-
intoPrep
3027 [e]יְדֵי֙
yə-ḏê
the handsN-fdc
6213 [e]עֹשֵׂ֣י
‘ō-śê
of those who doV-Qal-Prtcpl-mpc
4399 [e]הַמְּלָאכָ֔ה
ham-mə-lā-ḵāh,
the workArt | N-fs
935 [e]לְהָבִ֖יא
lə-hā-ḇî
to bring [it]Prep-l | V-Hifil-Inf
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
intoPrep
1595 [e]גִּנְזֵ֥י
gin-zê
treasuriesN-mpc
4428 [e]הַמֶּֽלֶךְ׃
ham-me-leḵ.
of the kingArt | N-ms









Hebrew Texts
אסתר 3:9 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
אִם־עַל־הַמֶּ֣לֶךְ טֹ֔וב יִכָּתֵ֖ב לְאַבְּדָ֑ם וַעֲשֶׂ֨רֶת אֲלָפִ֜ים כִּכַּר־כֶּ֗סֶף אֶשְׁקֹול֙ עַל־יְדֵי֙ עֹשֵׂ֣י הַמְּלָאכָ֔ה לְהָבִ֖יא אֶל־גִּנְזֵ֥י הַמֶּֽלֶךְ׃

אסתר 3:9 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
אם־על־המלך טוב יכתב לאבדם ועשרת אלפים ככר־כסף אשקול על־ידי עשי המלאכה להביא אל־גנזי המלך׃

אסתר 3:9 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
אם־על־המלך טוב יכתב לאבדם ועשרת אלפים ככר־כסף אשקול על־ידי עשי המלאכה להביא אל־גנזי המלך׃

אסתר 3:9 Hebrew Bible
אם על המלך טוב יכתב לאבדם ועשרת אלפים ככר כסף אשקול על ידי עשי המלאכה להביא אל גנזי המלך׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"If it is pleasing to the king, let it be decreed that they be destroyed, and I will pay ten thousand talents of silver into the hands of those who carry on the king's business, to put into the king's treasuries."

King James Bible
If it please the king, let it be written that they may be destroyed: and I will pay ten thousand talents of silver to the hands of those that have the charge of the business, to bring it into the king's treasuries.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
If the king approves, let an order be drawn up authorizing their destruction, and I will pay 375 tons of silver to the accountants for deposit in the royal treasury."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

that they may be destroyed. Heb. to destroy them. and I will pay. Heb. and I will weigh.

Genesis 23:16 And Abraham listened to Ephron; and Abraham weighed to Ephron the …

ten thousand.

Matthew 18:24 And when he had begun to reckon, one was brought to him, which owed …

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