Esther 5:3
Good News Translation
"What is it, Queen Esther?" the king asked. "Tell me what you want, and you shall have it--even if it is half my empire."

Contemporary English Version
the king said, "Esther, what brings you here? Just ask, and I will give you as much as half of my kingdom."

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the king said to her: What wilt thou, queen Esther? what is thy request? if thou shouldst even ask one half of the kingdom, it shall be given to thee.

New American Bible
Then the king said to her, “What is it, Queen Esther? What is your request? Even if it is half of my kingdom, it shall be granted you.”

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And the king said to her: What wilt thou, queen Esther? what is thy request? if thou shouldst even ask one half of the kingdom, it shall be given to thee.

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Esther 5:6 And the king said to her, after he had drunk wine plentifully: What dost thou desire should be given thee? and for what thing askest thou? although thou shouldst ask the half of my kingdom, thou shalt have it.

Esther 7:2 And the king said to her again the second day, after he was warm with wine: What is thy petition, Esther, that it may be granted thee? and what wilt thou have done: although thou ask the half of my kingdom, thou shalt have it.

Esther 9:12 And he said to the queen: The Jews have killed five hundred men in the city of Susan, besides the ten sons of Aman: how many dost thou think they have slain in all the provinces? What askest thou more, and what wilt thou have me to command to be done?

1 Kings 2:20 And she said to him: I desire one small petition of thee; do not put me to confusion. And the king said to her: My mother ask, for I must not turn away thy face.

1 Kings 3:5 And the Lord appeared to Solomon in a dream by night, saying: Ask what thou wilt that I should give thee.

Matthew 20:20-22 Then came to him the mother of the sons of Zebedee with her sons, adoring and asking something of him. . . .

Luke 18:41 Saying; What wilt thou that I do to thee? But he said: Lord, that I may see.

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Esther 5:6 And the king said to her, after he had drunk wine plentifully: What dost thou desire should be given thee? and for what thing askest thou? although thou shouldst ask the half of my kingdom, thou shalt have it.

Mark 6:23 And he swore to her: Whatsoever thou shalt ask I will give thee, though it be the half of my kingdom.

Context
Esther Goes Before the King
2And when he saw Esther the queen standing, she pleased his eyes, and he held out toward her the golden sceptre, which he held in his hand and she drew near, and kissed the top of his sceptre. 3And the king said to her: What wilt thou, queen Esther? what is thy request? if thou shouldst even ask one half of the kingdom, it shall be given to thee.4But she answered: If it please the king, I beseech thee to come to me this day, and Aman with thee to the banquet which I have prepared.…
Cross References
Mark 6:23
And he swore to her: Whatsoever thou shalt ask I will give thee, though it be the half of my kingdom.

Esther 5:4
But she answered: If it please the king, I beseech thee to come to me this day, and Aman with thee to the banquet which I have prepared.

Esther 5:6
And the king said to her, after he had drunk wine plentifully: What dost thou desire should be given thee? and for what thing askest thou? although thou shouldst ask the half of my kingdom, thou shalt have it.

Esther 7:2
And the king said to her again the second day, after he was warm with wine: What is thy petition, Esther, that it may be granted thee? and what wilt thou have done: although thou ask the half of my kingdom, thou shalt have it.

Additional Translations
“What is it, Queen Esther?” the king inquired. “What is your request? Even up to half the kingdom, it will be given to you.”Then said the king to her, What will you, queen Esther? and what is your request? it shall be even given you to the half of the kingdom.

Then said the king unto her, What wilt thou, queen Esther? and what is thy request? it shall be given thee even to the half of the kingdom.

And the king said, What wilt thou, Esther? and what is thy request? ask even to the half of my kingdom, and it shall be thine.

And the king said to her, What wilt thou, queen Esther? and what is thy request? it shall be given thee even to the half of the kingdom.

Then said the king unto her, What wilt thou, queen Esther? and what is thy request? it shall be given thee even to the half of the kingdom.

Then said the king to her, What wilt thou, queen Esther? and what is thy request? it shall be even given thee to the half of the kingdom.

Then the king asked her, "What would you like, queen Esther? What is your request? It shall be given you even to the half of the kingdom."

And the king saith to her, 'What -- to thee Esther, O queen? and what thy request? unto the half of the kingdom -- and it is given to thee.'
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