2 As soon as the king saw Queen Esther standing in the courtyard, she won his approval.a The king extended the golden scepter in his hand toward Esther, and she approached and touched the tip of the scepter.b

References for Esther 5:2

    • a 5:2 - Lit she obtained favor in his eyes; Est 2:15,17
    • b 5:2 - Est 4:11; 8:4