Esther 9:14

“And the king commanded it so to be done: and the decree was given at Shushan; and they hanged Haman's ten sons.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Esther 9:14

And the king commanded it so to be done; and the decree was giuen at Shushan, and they hanged Hamans ten sonnes.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So the king commanded that it should be done so; and an edict was issued in Susa, and Haman's ten sons were hanged.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the king commanded it so to be done: and a decree was given out in Shushan; and they hanged Haman's ten sons.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the king said that this was to be done, and the order was given out in Shushan, and the hanging of Haman's ten sons was effected.
- Basic English Bible

And the king commanded it so to be done: and the decree was given at Shushan; and they hanged Haman's ten sons.
- Darby Bible

And the king commanded it so to be done: and the decree was given at Shushan; and they hanged Haman's ten sons.
- Webster's Bible

The king commanded this to be done. A decree was given out in Shushan; and they hanged Haman's ten sons.
- World English Bible

And the king saith -- `to be done so;' and a law is given in Shushan, and the ten sons of Haman they have hanged.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the king commanded it so to be done; and a decree was given out in Shushan; and they hanged Haman's ten sons.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Esther 9:14

Wesley's Notes for Esther 9:14


9:12 What - In which doubtless many more were slain. So that I have fully granted thy petition. And yet, if thou hast any thing farther to ask, I am ready to grant it.

9:13 Let it, &c. - To kill their implacable enemies. For it is not improbable that the greatest and worst of them had hidden themselves for that day; after which, the commission granted to the Jews being expired, they confidently returned to their homes. Hanged - They were slain before; now let their bodies be hanged on their father's gallows, for their greater infamy, and the terror of all others who shall presume to abuse the king in like manner, or to persuade him to execute such cruelties upon his subjects.


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