16 And when Esther was taken to King Ahasuerus, into his royal palace, in the tenth month, which is the month of Tebeth, in the seventh year of his reign, I and my young women will also fast as you do. She sent garments to clothe Mordecai, so that he might take off his sackcloth, but he would not accept them. “Go, gather all the Jews to be found in Susa, and hold a fast on my behalf, and do not eat or drink for three days, night or day. 6 On that night the king could not sleep. 9 And Haman went out that day hjoyful and glad of heart. 5 Now there was a Jew in Susa the citadel whose name was xMordecai, the son of Jair, son of Shimei, son of Kish, a Benjaminite, To have asked such a thing of the king would have been indeed a bold venture. 14 Then khis wife Zeresh and all his friends said to him, n“Let a gallows4 fifty cubits5 high be made, and in the morning tell the king to have Mordecai hanged upon it. 21 In those days, as Mordecai was sitting at the king’s gate, mBigthan and nTeresh, two of the king’s eunuchs, who guarded the threshold, became angry and sought to lay hands on King Ahasuerus. 2:9] she won favor in his sight, # ch. 5 And when Haman saw that tMordecai did not bow down or pay homage to him, Haman was wfilled with fury. I and my young women will also fast as you do. Esther 4:16 - ESV - Go, gather all the Jews to be found in Susa,... Study verse in the English Standard Version 6 So Haman came in, and the king said to him, “What should be done to the man uwhom the king delights to honor?” And Haman said to himself, “Whom would the king delight to honor more than me?” (). Esther 4:16; Esther 5:1 16 “ Go , gather all the Jews to be found in Susa , and hold a fast on my behalf , and do not eat or drink for w three days , night or day . I and my young women will also fast as you do. 13 Then Mordecai told them to reply to Esther, “Do not think to yourself that in the king’s palace you will escape any more than all the other Jews. 3 Then the king’s servants who were uat the king’s gate said to Mordecai, “Why do you transgress vthe king’s command?” 11 And every day Mordecai walked in front of the court of the harem to learn how Esther was and what was happening to her. I and my young women will also fast as you do. Then I will go to the king, though it is against the law, and if I perish, I perish.”[ a] I and my young women will also fast as you do. English Standard Version (ESV). I and my young women will also fast as you do. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. I and my young women will also fast as you do. zTheir laws are different from those of every other people, and they do not keep the king’s laws, so that it is not to the king’s profit to tolerate them. 22 And this came to the knowledge of Mordecai, oand he told it to Queen Esther, and Esther told the king in the name of Mordecai. Many lay in sackcloth and ashes. I and my young women will also fast as you do. And the king and Haman sat down to drink, nbut the city of Susa was thrown into confusion. Leave out nothing that you have mentioned.” 13 when the young woman went in to the king in this way, she was given whatever she desired to take with her from the harem to the king’s palace. Then his wise men and his wife Zeresh said to him, “If Mordecai, before whom you have begun to fall, is of the Jewish people, you will not overcome him but will surely fall before him.”. And who knows whether you have not come to the kingdom for such a time as this?” 15 Then Esther told them to reply to Mordecai, 16 “Go, gather all the Jews to be found in Susa, and hold a fast on my behalf, and do not eat or drink for three days, night or day. I and my young women will also fast as you do. 2:9 there is but one law—to be put to death, except the one # ch. I and my attendants will fast as you do. 2 After these things, twhen the anger of King Ahasuerus had abated, he remembered Vashti uand what she had done and what had been decreed against her. 8 So when the king’s order and his edict were proclaimed, and awhen many young women were gathered in Susa the citadel in custody of bHegai, Esther also was taken into the king’s palace and put in custody of Hegai, who had charge of the women. 4 And Esther said, “If it please the king,1 let the king and Haman come today to a feast that I have prepared for the king.” I … wLet their cosmetics be given them. I and my young women will also fast as you do. And who knows whether you have not come to the kingdom for such a time as this?” 15 Then Esther told them to reply to Mordecai, 16 “Go, gather all the Jews to be found in Susa, and hold a fast on my behalf, and do not eat or drink for three days, night or day. 4 When Mordecai learned all that had been done, Mordecai tore his clothes o and put on sackcloth and ashes, and went out into the midst of the city, and he cried out with a loud and bitter cry. 16 “Go, gather all the Jews to be found in Susa, and hold a fast on my behalf, and do not eat or drink for wthree days, night or day. Esther 4:16 "Go, gather all the Jews to be found in Susa, and hold a fast on my behalf, and do not eat or drink for three days, night or day. And he gave orders to bring othe book of memorable deeds, the chronicles, and they were read before the king. 10 Then Esther spoke to Hathach and commanded him to go to Mordecai and say, 2 Then the king’s young men who attended him said, “Let beautiful young virgins be sought out for the king. The king was sitting on his royal throne in the royal courtroom, facing the entrance. 8 fIf I have found favor in the sight of the king, and if it please the king3 to grant my wish and fulfill my request, let the king and Haman come to gthe feast that I will prepare for them, and tomorrow I will do as the king has said.”. Red Letter. 13 Letters were sent iby couriers to all the king’s provinces with instruction jto destroy, to kill, and to annihilate all Jews, young and old, women and children, kin one day, the thirteenth day of the twelfth month, which is the month of Adar, land to plunder their goods. I and my attendants also will fast in the same way. 20 kEsther had not made known her kindred or her people, as Mordecai had commanded her, for Esther obeyed Mordecai just las when she was brought up by him. 15 iThe couriers went out hurriedly by order of the king, and the decree was issued in Susa the citadel. 6 Hathach went out to Mordecai in the open square of the city in front of the king’s gate, Esther 4 English Standard Version Esther Agrees to Help the Jews 1 When Mordecai learned all that had been done, Mordecai tore his clothes and put on sackcloth and ashes, and went out into the midst of the city, and he cried out with a loud and bitter cry. 13 And Haman told ahis wife Zeresh and all his friends everything that had happened to him. Esther 4:16 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 16 “Go, gather all the Jews who are found in Susa, and fast for me; do not eat or drink for three days, night or day. My maids and I will fast likewise. I and my young women will also fast as you do. Then I will go to the king, though it is against the law, and if I perish, I perish.” [] 17 Mordecai then went away and did everything as Esther had ordered him. Esther 4:16-5:2 English Standard Version (ESV). 7 and Mordecai told him all that had happened to him, rand the exact sum of money that Haman had promised to pay into the king’s treasuries for the destruction of the Jews. Then I will go to the king, though it is against the law, and if I perish, I perish.” cEven to the half of my kingdom, it shall be fulfilled.”2 Esther 4:16 ESV “Go, gather all the Jews to be found in Susa, and hold a fast on my behalf, and do not eat or drink for three days, night or day. 11 “All the king’s servants and the people of the king’s provinces know that if any man or woman goes to the king inside tthe inner court without being called, uthere is but one law—to be put to death, except the one vto whom the king holds out the golden scepter so that he may live. 16 And when Esther was taken to King Ahasuerus, into his royal palace, in the tenth month, which is the month of Tebeth, in the seventh year of his reign, 17 the king loved Esther more than all the women, and she won grace and favor in his sight more than all the virgins, so that he set g the royal crown 2 on her head … I and my young women will also fast as you do. Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. I and my young women will also fast as you do. 6:4] the inner court of the king’s palace, in front of the king’s quarters, while the king was sitting on his royal throne inside the throne room opposite the entrance to the palace. Then I will go to the king, though it is against the law, and if I perish, I perish.” Esther 4:16 | ESV Paragraph. 5:1; [ch. 3 And in every province, wherever the … 10 Then the king said to Haman, “Hurry; take the robes and the horse, as you have said, and do so to Mordecai the Jew, who sits yat the king’s gate. 14 For if you keep silent at this time, relief and deliverance will rise for the Jews from another place, but you and your father’s house will perish. And who knows whether you have not come to the kingdom for such a time as this?” 15 Then Esther told them to reply to Mordecai, 16 “Go, gather all the Jews to be found in Susa, and hold a fast on my behalf, and do not eat or drink for three days, night or day. 2 And when the king saw Queen Esther standing in the court, # [ch. Esther Agrees to Help the Jews. It shall be given you, even to the half of my kingdom.” 4 And Esther said, “If it please the king, let the king and Haman come today to a feast that I have prepared for the king.” 5 Then the king said, “Bring Haman quickly, so that we may do as Esther has asked.” 12 And they told Mordecai what Esther had said. Do not eat or drink for three days, night or day. 4:11; [ch. And who knows whether you have not come to the kingdom for such a time as this?” 15 Then Esther told them to reply to Mordecai, 16 “Go, gather all the Jews to be found in Susa, and hold a fast on my behalf, and do not eat or drink for three days, night or day. But Haman hurried to his house, mourning zand with his head covered. tBut Mordecai did not bow down or pay homage. 7 Then Esther answered, “My wish and my request is: Esther 4:16 - ESV “Go, gather all the Jews who are present in Shushan, and fast for me; neither eat nor drink for three days, night or day. 9 And Hathach went and told Esther what Mordecai had said. I and my young women will also fast as you do. 2 He went up to the entrance of the king’s gate, for no one was allowed to enter the king’s gate clothed in sackcloth. 11 And the king said to Haman, “The money is given to you, the people also, to do with them as it seems good to you.”. 15 When the turn came for Esther ethe daughter of Abihail the uncle of Mordecai, who had taken her as his own daughter, to go in to the king, she asked for nothing except what fHegai the king’s eunuch, who had charge of the women, advised. Esther 4:16 Esther 4:16 ESV / 7 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful “Go, gather all the Jews to be found in Susa, and hold a fast on my behalf, and do not eat or drink for three days, night or day. Now Esther was winning favor in the eyes of all who saw her. To set aside an irrevocable decree sealed with the king's seal, must have appeared to Esther an impossible undertaking. Then I will go to the king, though it is against the law, and if I perish, I perish.”" Now Esther was winning favor in the eyes of all who saw her. 14 In the evening she would go in, and in the morning she would return to the second harem in custody of Shaashgaz, the king’s eunuch, who was in charge of the concubines. 2 He went up to the entrance of the king’s gate, for no one was allowed to enter the king’s gate clothed in sackcloth. I and my young women will also fast as you do. Esther 4:16 > NIV KJV ESV NKJV ... English Standard Version (ESV) “Go, gather all the Jews to be found in Susa, and hold a fast on my behalf, and do not eat or drink for three days, night or day. 5 Then Esther called for Hathach, one of the king’s eunuchs, who had been appointed to attend her, and ordered him to go to Mordecai to learn what this was and why it was. 16 “Go, gather all the Jews to be found in Susa, and hold a fast on my behalf, and do not eat or drink for (A)three days, night or day. Then I will go to the king, though it is against the law, and if I perish, I perish.” Then Esther approached and touched the tip of the scepter. “Go, gather all the Jews to be found in Susa, and hold a fast on my behalf, and do not eat or drink for three days, night or day. And who knows whether you have not come to the kingdom for such a time as this?” 15 Then Esther told them to reply to Mordecai, 16 “Go, gather all the Jews to be found in Susa, and hold a fast on my behalf, and do not eat or drink for three days, night or day. He also granted a remission of taxes to the provinces and gave gifts with royal generosity. Then I will go to the king, though it is against the law, and if I perish, I perish." 2 And when the king saw Queen Esther standing in the court, ashe won favor in his sight, band he held out to Esther the golden scepter that was in his hand. 4 And when they spoke to him day after day and he would not listen to them, they told Haman, in order to see whether Mordecai’s words would stand, for he had told them that he was a Jew. Esther 4 :: English Standard Version (ESV) Strong's. 19 Now when the virgins were gathered together ithe second time, Mordecai was sitting jat the king’s gate. 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