Esther 8:16
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
3064 [e]לַיְּהוּדִ֕ים
lay-yə-hū-ḏîm
The JewsPrep-l, Art | N-proper-mp
1961 [e]הָֽיְתָ֥ה
hā-yə-ṯāh
hadV-Qal-Perf-3fs
219 [e]אוֹרָ֖ה
’ō-w-rāh
lightN-fs
8057 [e]וְשִׂמְחָ֑ה
wə-śim-ḥāh;
and gladnessConj-w | N-fs
8342 [e]וְשָׂשֹׂ֖ן
wə-śā-śōn
and joyConj-w | N-ms
3366 [e]וִיקָֽר׃
wî-qār.
and honorConj-w | N-ms









Hebrew Texts
אסתר 8:16 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
לַיְּהוּדִ֕ים הָֽיְתָ֥ה אֹורָ֖ה וְשִׂמְחָ֑ה וְשָׂשֹׂ֖ן וִיקָֽר׃

אסתר 8:16 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ליהודים היתה אורה ושמחה וששן ויקר׃

אסתר 8:16 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ליהודים היתה אורה ושמחה וששן ויקר׃

אסתר 8:16 Hebrew Bible
ליהודים היתה אורה ושמחה וששן ויקר׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
For the Jews there was light and gladness and joy and honor.

King James Bible
The Jews had light, and gladness, and joy, and honour.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
and the Jews celebrated with gladness, joy, and honor.
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