Esther 2:18
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
6213 [e]וַיַּ֨עַשׂ
way-ya-‘aś
And madeConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
4428 [e]הַמֶּ֜לֶךְ
ham-me-leḵ
the kingArt | N-ms
4960 [e]מִשְׁתֶּ֣ה
miš-teh
feastN-ms
1419 [e]גָד֗וֹל
ḡā-ḏō-wl,
a greatAdj-ms
3605 [e]לְכָל־
lə-ḵāl
for allPrep-l | N-msc
8269 [e]שָׂרָיו֙
śā-rāw
his officialsN-mpc | 3ms
5650 [e]וַעֲבָדָ֔יו
wa-‘ă-ḇā-ḏāw,
and servantsConj-w | N-mpc | 3ms
853 [e]אֵ֖ת
’êṯ
-DirObjM
4960 [e]מִשְׁתֵּ֣ה
miš-têh
the FeastN-msc
635 [e]אֶסְתֵּ֑ר
’es-têr;
of EstherN-proper-fs
2010 [e]וַהֲנָחָ֤ה
wa-hă-nā-ḥāh
and a holidayConj-w | N-fs
4082 [e]לַמְּדִינוֹת֙
lam-mə-ḏî-nō-wṯ
in the provincesPrep-l, Art | N-fp
6213 [e]עָשָׂ֔ה
‘ā-śāh,
he proclaimedV-Qal-Perf-3ms
5414 [e]וַיִּתֵּ֥ן
way-yit-tên
and gaveConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
4864 [e]מַשְׂאֵ֖ת
maś-’êṯ
giftsN-fs
3027 [e]כְּיַ֥ד
kə-yaḏ
according to generosityPrep-k | N-fsc
4428 [e]הַמֶּֽלֶךְ׃
ham-me-leḵ.
of the kingArt | N-ms









Hebrew Texts
אסתר 2:18 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיַּ֨עַשׂ הַמֶּ֜לֶךְ מִשְׁתֶּ֣ה גָדֹ֗ול לְכָל־שָׂרָיו֙ וַעֲבָדָ֔יו אֵ֖ת מִשְׁתֵּ֣ה אֶסְתֵּ֑ר וַהֲנָחָ֤ה לַמְּדִינֹות֙ עָשָׂ֔ה וַיִּתֵּ֥ן מַשְׂאֵ֖ת כְּיַ֥ד הַמֶּֽלֶךְ׃

אסתר 2:18 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויעש המלך משתה גדול לכל־שריו ועבדיו את משתה אסתר והנחה למדינות עשה ויתן משאת כיד המלך׃

אסתר 2:18 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויעש המלך משתה גדול לכל־שריו ועבדיו את משתה אסתר והנחה למדינות עשה ויתן משאת כיד המלך׃

אסתר 2:18 Hebrew Bible
ויעש המלך משתה גדול לכל שריו ועבדיו את משתה אסתר והנחה למדינות עשה ויתן משאת כיד המלך׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Then the king gave a great banquet, Esther's banquet, for all his princes and his servants; he also made a holiday for the provinces and gave gifts according to the king's bounty.

King James Bible
Then the king made a great feast unto all his princes and his servants, even Esther's feast; and he made a release to the provinces, and gave gifts, according to the state of the king.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The king held a great banquet for all his officials and staff. It was Esther's banquet. He freed his provinces from tax payments and gave gifts worthy of the king's bounty.
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he made. We learn from Herodotus and Atheneus, that the Persian monarchs were accustomed to give their wives distinct cities and provinces for the purpose of supplying them with different articles of dress: one was assigned for ornamenting the head and neck; another provided robes, zones, etc.; and the city of Anthilla was given to a Persian queen, we read, to supply her with shoes and sandals. It is probable, therefore, that, at the desire of Esther, Ahasuerus relieved those cities and provinces that had before paid it, from this expense.

release. Heb. rest. gave gifts.

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