Esther 8:11
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
834 [e]אֲשֶׁר֩
’ă-šer
by these lettersPro-r
5414 [e]נָתַ֨ן
nā-ṯan
permittedV-Qal-Perf-3ms
4428 [e]הַמֶּ֜לֶךְ
ham-me-leḵ
the kingArt | N-ms
3064 [e]לַיְּהוּדִ֣ים ׀
lay-yə-hū-ḏîm
the JewsPrep-l, Art | N-proper-mp
834 [e]אֲשֶׁ֣ר
’ă-šer
whoPro-r
3605 [e]בְּכָל־
bə-ḵāl
[were] in everyPrep-b | N-msc
5892 [e]עִיר־
‘îr-
cityN-fsc
5892 [e]וָעִ֗יר
wā-‘îr,
and cityConj-w | N-fs
6950 [e]לְהִקָּהֵל֮
lə-hiq-qā-hêl
to gather togetherPrep-l | V-Nifal-Inf
5975 [e]וְלַעֲמֹ֣ד
wə-la-‘ă-mōḏ
and protectConj-w, Prep-l | V-Qal-Inf
5921 [e]עַל־
‘al-
uponPrep
5315 [e]נַפְשָׁם֒
nap̄-šām
their livesN-fsc | 3mp
8045 [e]לְהַשְׁמִיד֩
lə-haš-mîḏ
to destroyPrep-l | V-Hifil-Inf
2026 [e]וְלַהֲרֹ֨ג
wə-la-hă-rōḡ
and killConj-w, Prep-l | V-Qal-Inf
6 [e]וּלְאַבֵּ֜ד
ū-lə-’ab-bêḏ
and annihilateConj-w, Prep-l | V-Piel-Inf
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
3605 [e]כָּל־
kāl-
allN-msc
2426 [e]חֵ֨יל
ḥêl
the forcesN-msc
5971 [e]עַ֧ם
‘am
of any peopleN-ms
4082 [e]וּמְדִינָ֛ה
ū-mə-ḏî-nāh
or provinceConj-w | N-fs
6696 [e]הַצָּרִ֥ים
haṣ-ṣā-rîm
that would assaultArt | V-Qal-Prtcpl-mp
853 [e]אֹתָ֖ם
’ō-ṯām
themDirObjM | 3mp
2945 [e]טַ֣ף
ṭap̄
[both] little childrenN-ms
802 [e]וְנָשִׁ֑ים
wə-nā-šîm;
and womenConj-w | N-fp
7998 [e]וּשְׁלָלָ֖ם
ū-šə-lā-lām
and to plunderConj-w | N-msc | 3mp
962 [e]לָבֽוֹז׃
lā-ḇō-wz.
their possessionsPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf









Hebrew Texts
אסתר 8:11 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
אֲשֶׁר֩ נָתַ֨ן הַמֶּ֜לֶךְ לַיְּהוּדִ֣ים ׀ אֲשֶׁ֣ר בְּכָל־עִיר־וָעִ֗יר לְהִקָּהֵל֮ וְלַעֲמֹ֣ד עַל־נַפְשָׁם֒ לְהַשְׁמִיד֩ וְלַהֲרֹ֨ג וּלְאַבֵּ֜ד אֶת־כָּל־חֵ֨יל עַ֧ם וּמְדִינָ֛ה הַצָּרִ֥ים אֹתָ֖ם טַ֣ף וְנָשִׁ֑ים וּשְׁלָלָ֖ם לָבֹֽוז׃

אסתר 8:11 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
אשר נתן המלך ליהודים ׀ אשר בכל־עיר־ועיר להקהל ולעמד על־נפשם להשמיד ולהרג ולאבד את־כל־חיל עם ומדינה הצרים אתם טף ונשים ושללם לבוז׃

אסתר 8:11 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
אשר נתן המלך ליהודים ׀ אשר בכל־עיר־ועיר להקהל ולעמד על־נפשם להשמיד ולהרג ולאבד את־כל־חיל עם ומדינה הצרים אתם טף ונשים ושללם לבוז׃

אסתר 8:11 Hebrew Bible
אשר נתן המלך ליהודים אשר בכל עיר ועיר להקהל ולעמד על נפשם להשמיד ולהרג ולאבד את כל חיל עם ומדינה הצרים אתם טף ונשים ושללם לבוז׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
In them the king granted the Jews who were in each and every city the right to assemble and to defend their lives, to destroy, to kill and to annihilate the entire army of any people or province which might attack them, including children and women, and to plunder their spoil,

King James Bible
Wherein the king granted the Jews which were in every city to gather themselves together, and to stand for their life, to destroy, to slay, and to cause to perish, all the power of the people and province that would assault them, both little ones and women, and to take the spoil of them for a prey,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The king's edict gave the Jews in each and every city the right to assemble and defend themselves, to destroy, kill, and annihilate every ethnic and provincial army hostile to them, including women and children, and to take their possessions as spoils of war.
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