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Esther 7:6 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And Esther said, An adversary and an enemy, even this wicked Haman. Then Haman was afraid before the king and the queen.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And Esther said, The adversary and enemy [is] this wicked Haman. Then Haman was afraid before the king and the queen.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Esther said, “A foe and an enemy is this wicked Haman!” Then Haman became terrified before the king and queen.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And Esther said, The adversary and enemy [is] this wicked Haman. Then Haman was afraid before the king and the queen.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And Esther said, The adversary and enemy is this wicked Haman. Then Haman was terrified before the king and the queen.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And Esther said, A man who is an adversary and enemy, this wicked Haman. And, Haman, was terrified, before the king and the queen.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And Esther saith, 'The man—adversary and enemy—[is] this wicked Haman;' and Haman hath been afraid at the presence of the king and of the queen.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And Esther said: It is this Aman that is our adversary and most wicked enemy. Aman hearing this was forthwith astonished, not being able to bear the countenance of the king and of the queen.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And Esther said, The aduersary and enemie, [is] this wicked Haman. Then Haman was afraid before the King and the Queene.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And Esther said, the adversary [is] Haman{gr.Aman}, this wicked man. Then Haman{gr.Aman} was troubled before the king and the queen.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And Ester said, The adversary and enemy [is] this wicked Haman. Then Haman was afraid before the king and the queen.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And ´Estër אֶסתֵּר 635
{0635} Prime
אֶסְתֵּר
'Ecter
{es-tare'}
Of Persian derivation; Ester, the Jewish heroine.
said, 559
{0559} Prime
אָמַר
'amar
{aw-mar'}
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
The adversary 376
{0376} Prime
אִישׁ
'iysh
{eesh}
Contracted for H0582 (or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant); a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation.).
6862
{6862} Prime
צַר
tsar
{tsar}
From H6887; narrow; (as a noun) a tight place (usually figuratively, that is, trouble); also a pebble (as in H6864); (transitively) an opponent (as crowding).
and enemy 341
{0341} Prime
אֹיֵב
'oyeb
{o-yabe'}
Active participle of H0340; hating; an adversary.
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
[is] this x2088
(2088) Complement
זֶה
zeh
{zeh}
A primitive word; the masculine demonstrative pronoun, this or that.
wicked 7451
{7451} Prime
רָע
ra`
{rah}
From H7489; bad or (as noun) evil (naturally or morally). This includes the second (feminine) form; as adjective or noun.
Hämän הָמָן. 2001
{2001} Prime
הָמָן
Haman
{haw-mawn'}
Of foreign derivation; Haman, a Persian vizier.
Then Hämän הָמָן 2001
{2001} Prime
הָמָן
Haman
{haw-mawn'}
Of foreign derivation; Haman, a Persian vizier.
was afraid 1204
{1204} Prime
בָּעַת
ba`ath
{baw-ath'}
A primitive root; to fear.
z8738
<8738> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 1429
before 6440
{6440} Prime
פָּנִים
paniym
{paw-neem'}
Plural (but always used as a singular) of an unused noun (פָּנֶה paneh, {paw-neh'}; from H6437); the face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.).
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
the king 4428
{4428} Prime
מֶּלֶךְ
melek
{meh'-lek}
From H4427; a king.
and the queen. 4436
{4436} Prime
מַלְכָּה
malkah
{mal-kaw'}
Feminine of H4428; a queen.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Esther 7:1-6.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Esther 7:6

Afraid — And it was time for him to fear, when the queen was his prosecutor, the king his judge, his own conscience a witness against him. And the surprising turns of providence that very morning, could not but increase his fear.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
The adversary:
Heb. The man adversary

this wicked:

1 Samuel 24:13 As saith the proverb of the ancients, Wickedness proceedeth from the wicked: but mine hand shall not be upon thee.
Psalms 27:2 When the wicked, [even] mine enemies and my foes, came upon me to eat up my flesh, they stumbled and fell.
Psalms 139:19-22 Surely thou wilt slay the wicked, O God: depart from me therefore, ye bloody men. ... I hate them with perfect hatred: I count them mine enemies.
Proverbs 24:24-25 He that saith unto the wicked, Thou [art] righteous; him shall the people curse, nations shall abhor him: ... But to them that rebuke [him] shall be delight, and a good blessing shall come upon them.
Ecclesiastes 5:8 If thou seest the oppression of the poor, and violent perverting of judgment and justice in a province, marvel not at the matter: for [he that is] higher than the highest regardeth; and [there be] higher than they.
1 Corinthians 5:13 But them that are without God judgeth. Therefore put away from among yourselves that wicked person.
2 Thessalonians 2:8 And then shall that Wicked be revealed, whom the Lord shall consume with the spirit of his mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness of his coming:

was afraid:

Nehemiah 6:16 And it came to pass, that when all our enemies heard [thereof], and all the heathen that [were] about us saw [these things], they were much cast down in their own eyes: for they perceived that this work was wrought of our God.
Job 15:21-22 A dreadful sound [is] in his ears: in prosperity the destroyer shall come upon him. ... He believeth not that he shall return out of darkness, and he is waited for of the sword.
Job 18:5-12 Yea, the light of the wicked shall be put out, and the spark of his fire shall not shine. ... His strength shall be hungerbitten, and destruction [shall be] ready at his side.
Psalms 73:5-9 They [are] not in trouble [as other] men; neither are they plagued like [other] men. ... They set their mouth against the heavens, and their tongue walketh through the earth.
Psalms 73:17-20 Until I went into the sanctuary of God; [then] understood I their end. ... As a dream when [one] awaketh; [so], O Lord, when thou awakest, thou shalt despise their image.
Proverbs 16:14 The wrath of a king [is as] messengers of death: but a wise man will pacify it.
Isaiah 21:4 My heart panted, fearfulness affrighted me: the night of my pleasure hath he turned into fear unto me.
Daniel 5:5-6 In the same hour came forth fingers of a man's hand, and wrote over against the candlestick upon the plaister of the wall of the king's palace: and the king saw the part of the hand that wrote. ... Then the king's countenance was changed, and his thoughts troubled him, so that the joints of his loins were loosed, and his knees smote one against another.

before:
or, at the presence of
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1S 24:13. Ne 6:16. Jb 15:21; 18:5. Ps 27:2; 73:5, 17; 139:19. Pv 16:14; 24:24. Ec 5:8. Is 21:4. Dn 5:5. 1Co 5:13. 2Th 2:8.

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