Esther 8:5
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
559 [e]וַ֠תֹּאמֶר
wat-tō-mer
and saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3fs
518 [e]אִם־
’im-
ifConj
5921 [e]עַל־
‘al-
onPrep
4428 [e]הַמֶּ֨לֶךְ
ham-me-leḵ
the kingArt | N-ms
2896 [e]ט֜וֹב
ṭō-wḇ
it pleasesAdj-ms
518 [e]וְאִם־
wə-’im-
and ifConj-w | Conj
4672 [e]מָצָ֧אתִי
mā-ṣā-ṯî
I have foundV-Qal-Perf-1cs
2580 [e]חֵ֣ן
ḥên
favorN-ms
6440 [e]לְפָנָ֗יו
lə-p̄ā-nāw,
in his sightPrep-l | N-cpc | 3ms
3787 [e]וְכָשֵׁ֤ר
wə-ḵā-šêr
and [seems] rightConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-3ms
1697 [e]הַדָּבָר֙
had-dā-ḇār
the thingArt | N-ms
6440 [e]לִפְנֵ֣י
lip̄-nê
toPrep-l | N-cpc
4428 [e]הַמֶּ֔לֶךְ
ham-me-leḵ,
the kingArt | N-ms
2896 [e]וְטוֹבָ֥ה
wə-ṭō-w-ḇāh
and am pleasingConj-w | Adj-fs
589 [e]אֲנִ֖י
’ă-nî
IPro-1cs
5869 [e]בְּעֵינָ֑יו
bə-‘ê-nāw;
in his eyesPrep-b | N-cdc | 3ms
3789 [e]יִכָּתֵ֞ב
yik-kā-ṯêḇ
let it be writtenV-Nifal-Imperf-3ms
7725 [e]לְהָשִׁ֣יב
lə-hā-šîḇ
to revokePrep-l | V-Hifil-Inf
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
5612 [e]הַסְּפָרִ֗ים
has-sə-p̄ā-rîm,
the lettersArt | N-mp
4284 [e]מַחֲשֶׁ֜בֶת
ma-ḥă-še-ḇeṯ
devisedN-fsc
2001 [e]הָמָ֤ן
hā-mān
by HamanN-proper-ms
1121 [e]בֶּֽן־
ben-
sonN-msc
4099 [e]הַמְּדָ֙תָא֙
ham-mə-ḏā-ṯā
of HammedathaN-proper-ms
91 [e]הָאֲגָגִ֔י
hā-’ă-ḡā-ḡî,
the AgagiteArt | N-proper-ms
834 [e]אֲשֶׁ֣ר
’ă-šer
whichPro-r
3789 [e]כָּתַ֗ב
kā-ṯaḇ,
he wroteV-Qal-Perf-3ms
6 [e]לְאַבֵּד֙
lə-’ab-bêḏ
to annihilatePrep-l | V-Piel-Inf
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
3064 [e]הַיְּהוּדִ֔ים
hay-yə-hū-ḏîm,
the JewsArt | N-proper-mp
834 [e]אֲשֶׁ֖ר
’ă-šer
whoPro-r
3605 [e]בְּכָל־
bə-ḵāl
[are] in allPrep-b | N-msc
4082 [e]מְדִינ֥וֹת
mə-ḏî-nō-wṯ
provincesN-fpc
4428 [e]הַמֶּֽלֶךְ׃
ham-me-leḵ.
of the kingArt | N-ms









Hebrew Texts
אסתר 8:5 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַ֠תֹּאמֶר אִם־עַל־הַמֶּ֨לֶךְ טֹ֜וב וְאִם־מָצָ֧אתִי חֵ֣ן לְפָנָ֗יו וְכָשֵׁ֤ר הַדָּבָר֙ לִפְנֵ֣י הַמֶּ֔לֶךְ וְטֹובָ֥ה אֲנִ֖י בְּעֵינָ֑יו יִכָּתֵ֞ב לְהָשִׁ֣יב אֶת־הַסְּפָרִ֗ים מַחֲשֶׁ֜בֶת הָמָ֤ן בֶּֽן־הַמְּדָ֙תָא֙ הָאֲגָגִ֔י אֲשֶׁ֣ר כָּתַ֗ב לְאַבֵּד֙ אֶת־הַיְּהוּדִ֔ים אֲשֶׁ֖ר בְּכָל־מְדִינֹ֥ות הַמֶּֽלֶךְ׃

אסתר 8:5 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ותאמר אם־על־המלך טוב ואם־מצאתי חן לפניו וכשר הדבר לפני המלך וטובה אני בעיניו יכתב להשיב את־הספרים מחשבת המן בן־המדתא האגגי אשר כתב לאבד את־היהודים אשר בכל־מדינות המלך׃

אסתר 8:5 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ותאמר אם־על־המלך טוב ואם־מצאתי חן לפניו וכשר הדבר לפני המלך וטובה אני בעיניו יכתב להשיב את־הספרים מחשבת המן בן־המדתא האגגי אשר כתב לאבד את־היהודים אשר בכל־מדינות המלך׃

אסתר 8:5 Hebrew Bible
ותאמר אם על המלך טוב ואם מצאתי חן לפניו וכשר הדבר לפני המלך וטובה אני בעיניו יכתב להשיב את הספרים מחשבת המן בן המדתא האגגי אשר כתב לאבד את היהודים אשר בכל מדינות המלך׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Then she said, "If it pleases the king and if I have found favor before him and the matter seems proper to the king and I am pleasing in his sight, let it be written to revoke the letters devised by Haman, the son of Hammedatha the Agagite, which he wrote to destroy the Jews who are in all the king's provinces.

King James Bible
And said, If it please the king, and if I have found favour in his sight, and the thing seem right before the king, and I be pleasing in his eyes, let it be written to reverse the letters devised by Haman the son of Hammedatha the Agagite, which he wrote to destroy the Jews which are in all the king's provinces:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
She said, "If it pleases the king, and I have found approval before him, if the matter seems right to the king and I am pleasing in his sight, let a royal edict be written. Let it revoke the documents the scheming Haman son of Hammedatha the Agagite, wrote to destroy the Jews who are in all the king's provinces.
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and, if I.

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I be pleasing.

Esther 2:4,17 And let the maiden which pleases the king be queen instead of Vashti. …

letters. Heb. device.

Esther 3:12,13 Then were the king's scribes called on the thirteenth day of the first month…

which he wrote. or, who wrote.

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