New International Version
King Xerxes asked Queen Esther, "Who is he? Where is he--the man who has dared to do such a thing?"
King James Bible
Then the king Ahasuerus answered and said unto Esther the queen, Who is he, and where is he, that durst presume in his heart to do so?
Darby Bible Translation
And king Ahasuerus spoke and said to Esther the queen, Who is he, and where is he that has filled his heart to do so?
World English Bible
Then King Ahasuerus said to Esther the queen, "Who is he, and where is he who dared presume in his heart to do so?"
Young's Literal Translation
And the king Ahasuerus saith, yea, he saith to Esther the queen, 'Who is he -- this one? and where is this one? -- he whose heart hath filled him to do so?'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Who is he, and where is he - There is a wonderful abruptness and confusion in the original words, highly expressive of the state of mind in which the king then was: מי הוא זה ואי זה הוא אשר מלאו לבו לעשות כן mi hu zeh veey zeh hu asher melao libbo laasoth ken.
"Who? He? This one? And where? This one? He? Who hath filled his heart to do thus?" He was at once struck with the horrible nature of a conspiracy so cruel and diabolic.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Who is he.
that durst, etc. Heb. whose heart hath filled him.
"And they led Jesus away to the high priest: and there come together with him all the chief priests and the elders and the scribes. And Peter had followed Him afar off, even within, into the court of the high priest; and he was sitting with the officers, and warming himself in the light of the fire. Now the chief priests and the whole council sought witness against Jesus to put Him to death; and found it not. For many bare false witness against Him, and their witness agreed not together. And there …
G. A. Chadwick—The Gospel of St. Mark
For I and my people have been sold to be destroyed, killed and annihilated. If we had merely been sold as male and female slaves, I would have kept quiet, because no such distress would justify disturbing the king."
Esther said, "An adversary and enemy! This vile Haman!" Then Haman was terrified before the king and queen.
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