On that day did the kingAhasuerusgive the house of Haman the Jews'enemy unto Esther the queen. And Mordecaicamebefore the king; for Esther had told what he was unto her.
And the king took off his ring, which he had taken from Haman, and gave it unto Mordecai. And EsthersetMordecai over the house of Haman.3
And Estherspake yet againbefore the king, and fell downat his feet, and besoughta him with tears to put away the mischief of Haman the Agagite, and his device that he had devised against the Jews.4
Then the king held out the goldensceptre toward Esther. So Estherarose , and stoodbefore the king,5
And said , If it please the king, and if I have foundfavour in his sight, and the thing seem rightbefore the king, and I be pleasing in his eyes, let it be written to reverse the lettersdevisedb by Haman the son of Hammedatha the Agagite, which he wrote to destroy the Jews which are in all the king'sprovinces:6
For how can I endurec to see the evil that shall come unto my people? or how can I endure to see the destruction of my kindred?