Esther 8:4

“Then the king helde out the golden scepter toward Esther. So Esther arose, and stood before the king,”

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Other Translations

Then the king held out the golden sceptre toward Esther. So Esther arose, and stood before the king,
- King James Version

The king extended the golden scepter to Esther. So Esther arose and stood before the king.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Then the king held out to Esther the golden sceptre. So Esther arose, and stood before the king.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then the king put out the rod of gold to Esther, and she got up before the king.
- Basic English Bible

And the king held out the golden sceptre toward Esther. And Esther arose and stood before the king,
- Darby Bible

Then the king held out the golden scepter towards Esther. So Esther arose, and stood before the king,
- Webster's Bible

Then the king held out to Esther the golden scepter. So Esther arose, and stood before the king.
- World English Bible

and the king holdeth out to Esther the golden sceptre, and Esther riseth, and standeth before the king,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Then the king held out to Esther the golden sceptre. So Esther arose, and stood before the king.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Esther 8

  • Anne
    'The wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just'. Prov. 13:22
  • JMD
    Esther 8:17 shows that you don't have to be a product of your environment your environment can be a product of you!
  • Doyinsola
    Esther was a purposeful and focused woman. She was privileged by divine favor to become a queen during her time and she did not disappoint God even at the expense of her own life. Thus,she was honored having a portion in the Bible we are reading today. We are where we are in order to fulfill God's purpose. Remember, you are already writing a book now.Will it edify like Esther?
  • BSP
    Verse 11~Although the king could not reverse the law he made a law so that the Jews could defend themselves.
  • A disciple
    Ren (cont.); Jude 1:5 "I will therefore put you in remembrance, though ye once knew this, how that the Lord, having saved the people out of the land of Egypt, afterward destroyed them that believed not." 2 John 1:8 "Look to yourselves, that we lose not those things which we have wrought, but that we receive a full reward." "..the devils also believe, and tremble." Read Matthew 7:21-27
  • A disciple
    Ren; God is not willing for anyone to perish, and He has made every provision for ALL men everywhere to benefit from His Gift of reconciliation and salvation from sin through His Son Jesus Christ. But men have their part as well, to prove whether they are of the truth by hearing Jesus' voice, repenting of sin AND quitting them, and believing; and continuing steadfast unto the end. Read Jude 1:5

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