Esther 6:12

“And Mordecai came again to the king's gate. But Haman hasted to his house mourning, and having his head covered.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And Mordecai came againe to the kings gate: but Haman hasted to his house, mourning, and hauing his head couered.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then Mordecai returned to the king's gate. But Haman hurried home, mourning, with {his} head covered.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Mordecai came again to the king's gate. But Haman hasted to his house, mourning and having his head covered.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And Mordecai came back to the king's doorway. But Haman went quickly back to his house, sad and with his head covered.
- Basic English Bible

And Mordecai came again to the king's gate. But Haman hasted to his house, mourning and having his head covered.
- Darby Bible

And Mordecai came again to the king's gate. But Haman hasted to his house mourning, and having his head covered.
- Webster's Bible

Mordecai came back to the king's gate, but Haman hurried to his house, mourning and having his head covered.
- World English Bible

And Mordecai turneth back unto the gate of the king, and Haman hath been hastened unto his house mourning, and with covered head,
- Youngs Literal Bible

And Mordecai returned to the king's gate. But Haman hasted to his house, mourning and having his head covered.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Esther 6:12


6:12 Gate - To his former place; shewing that as he was not overwhelmed by Haman's threats, so he was not puffed up with this honour. Cover'd - In token of his shame and grief for his unexpected disappointment, and for the great honour done to his abhorred adversary, by his own hands, and with his own public disgrace.


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