Esther, 7

Esther, 7

Haman's Punishment ● 10 verses ● 1 min

Haman is punished and the king issues a decree allowing the Jews to defend themselves.

Esther chapter 7 is a pivotal moment in the book of Esther. After the events of the previous chapter, Esther has been summoned to the court of King Ahasuerus to plead for her people, the Jews. In this chapter, Esther reveals her identity as a Jew and pleads for her people’s lives. The chapter begins with Esther’s plea to the king. She humbly requests that the king spare her people, and she offers to take the blame for any wrongdoings. The king is moved by her plea and grants her request. He then orders Haman to be hanged on the gallows he had prepared for Mordecai. The chapter ends with Mordecai being given a place of honor in the court and the Jews being granted the right to defend themselves against their enemies. This is a major victory for the Jews, and it is a testament to Esther’s courage and faith. Esther chapter 7 is a powerful reminder of the power of faith and courage. Esther’s willingness to stand up for her people and her faith in God’s protection are inspiring. This chapter also serves as a reminder of the importance of standing up for what is right, even in the face of danger.


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Esther, 7

Haman's Punishment

So the king and Haman came to banquet with Esther the queen.

Esther, Chapter: 7, Verse: 1

And the king said again unto Esther on the second day at the banquet of wine, What is thy petition, queen Esther? and it shall be granted thee: and what is thy request? and it shall be performed, even to the half of the kingdom.

Esther, Chapter: 7, Verse: 2

Then Esther the queen answered and said, If I have found favour in thy sight, O king, and if it please the king, let my life be given me at my petition, and my people at my request:

Esther, Chapter: 7, Verse: 3

For we are sold, I and my people, to be destroyed, to be slain, and to perish. But if we had been sold for bondmen and bondwomen, I had held my tongue, although the enemy could not countervail the king's damage.

Esther, Chapter: 7, Verse: 4

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?

Esther, Chapter: 7, Verse: 5

And Esther said, The adversary and enemy is this wicked Haman. Then Haman was afraid before the king and the queen.

Esther, Chapter: 7, Verse: 6

And the king arising from the banquet of wine in his wrath went into the palace garden: and Haman stood up to make request for his life to Esther the queen; for he saw that there was evil determined against him by the king.

Esther, Chapter: 7, Verse: 7

Then the king returned out of the palace garden into the place of the banquet of wine; and Haman was fallen upon the bed whereon Esther was. Then said the king, Will he force the queen also before me in the house? As the word went out of the king's mouth, they covered Haman's face.

Esther, Chapter: 7, Verse: 8

And Harbonah, one of the chamberlains, said before the king, Behold also, the gallows fifty cubits high, which Haman had made for Mordecai, who had spoken good for the king, standeth in the house of Haman. Then the king said, Hang him thereon.

Esther, Chapter: 7, Verse: 9

So they hanged Haman on the gallows that he had prepared for Mordecai. Then was the king's wrath pacified.

Esther, Chapter: 7, Verse: 10


How long does it take to read Esther chapter 7?

Assuming a reader with an average reading speed of 300 WPM reads the Esther, chapter 7 it would take approximately 1 minutes to finish.

How many verses does Esther, chapter 7 have?

There are 10 verses in the book of Esther.

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