|Overview - Esther 9|
|1||The Jews slay their enemies, with the ten sons of Haman.|
|12||Ahasuerus, at the request of Esther, grants another day of slaughter, and Haman's sons to be hanged.|
|20||The two days of Purim are made festival.|
Esther 9:10 (King James Version)
The ten sons of Haman the son of Hammedatha, the enemy of the Jews, slew they; but on the spoil laid they not their hand.
- ten sons
- 5:11 Exodus 20:5 ; Job 18:18 Job 18:19 ; 27:13-15 Psalms 21:10 ; Psalms 109:12 Psalms 109:13
- 3:1 Esther 7:4 Esther 7:6 Exodus 17:16
- but on the spoil
- It does not appear that the Jews slew any person who did not rise up to destroy them: they stood for their lives; and gave full proof that they sought their own personal safety, and not the property of their enemies: though the decree in their favour gave them authority to take the property of all their adversaries.
- Esther 9:15 Esther 9:16
- 8:11 Genesis 14:23 ; Romans 12:17 ; Philippians 4:8