Esther 4:12

12 When Esther’s words were reported to Mordecai,

Esther 4:12 in Other Translations

12 And they told to Mordecai Esther's words.
12 And they told Mordecai what Esther had said.
12 So Hathach gave Esther’s message to Mordecai.
12 When Hathach told Mordecai what Esther had said,
12 Esther's response was reported to Mordecai.

Esther 4:12 Meaning and Commentary

Esther 4:12

And they told to Mordecai Esther's, words.
] The messengers she sent to him.

Esther 4:12 In-Context

10 Then she instructed him to say to Mordecai,
11 “All the king’s officials and the people of the royal provinces know that for any man or woman who approaches the king in the inner court without being summoned the king has but one law: that they be put to death unless the king extends the gold scepter to them and spares their lives. But thirty days have passed since I was called to go to the king.”
12 When Esther’s words were reported to Mordecai,
13 he sent back this answer: “Do not think that because you are in the king’s house you alone of all the Jews will escape.
14 For if you remain silent at this time, relief and deliverance for the Jews will arise from another place, but you and your father’s family will perish. And who knows but that you have come to your royal position for such a time as this?”
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