Esther 5:12

Overview - Esther 5
Esther, adventuring on the king's favour, obtains the grace of the golden sceptre, and invites the king and Haman to a banquet.
She, being encouraged by the king in her suit, invites them to another banquet the next day.
Haman, proud of his advancement, repines at the contempt of Mordecai.
14 By the counsel of Zeresh he prepares for him a gallows.
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Esther 5:12  (King James Version)
Haman said moreover, Yea, Esther the queen did let no man come in with the king unto the banquet that she had prepared but myself; and to morrow am I invited unto her also with the king.

Yea, Esther
Plutarch, in his life of Artaxerxes, informs us, that none but the king's mother, and his real wife, were permitted to sit at his table; and therefore he mentions it as a condescension in that prince, that he sometimes invited his brothers. Haman, therefore, had some reason to be proud of this favour.

Job 8:12 Job 8:13 ; 20:5-8 Psalms 37:35 Psalms 37:36 ; Proverbs 7:22 Proverbs 7:23 ; 27:1 Luke 21:34 Luke 21:35
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