|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 9:13 (King James Version)
Then said Esther, If it please the king, let it be granted to the Jews which are in Shushan to do to morrow also according unto this day's decree, and let Haman's ten sons be hanged upon the gallows.
- If it please the king
- Esther had probably been informed by Mordecai, that there were still many enemies of the Jews who sought their destruction, who had escaped the preceding day; and therefore begged that the second day might be added to the former permission; and that the sons of Haman, who had already been slain, might be suspended on gibbets, as a terror to those who sought the destruction of the Jews.
- according unto
- let Haman's ten sons be hanged
- Hebrew let men hang Haman's
- ten sons.
- Deuteronomy 21:23 ; 2 Samuel 21:6 2 Samuel 21:9 ; Galatians 3:13