Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Esther 3:12

Context
NET ©

So the royal scribes 1  were summoned in the first month, on the thirteenth day of the month. Everything Haman commanded was written to the king’s satraps 2  and governors who were in every province and to the officials of every people, province by province according to its script and people by people according to its language. In the name of King Ahasuerus it was written and sealed with the king’s signet ring.

NIV ©

Then on the thirteenth day of the first month the royal secretaries were summoned. They wrote out in the script of each province and in the language of each people all Haman’s orders to the king’s satraps, the governors of the various provinces and the nobles of the various peoples. These were written in the name of King Xerxes himself and sealed with his own ring.

NASB ©

Then the king’s scribes were summoned on the thirteenth day of the first month, and it was written just as Haman commanded to the king’s satraps, to the governors who were over each province and to the princes of each people, each province according to its script, each people according to its language, being written in the name of King Ahasuerus and sealed with the king’s signet ring.

NLT ©

On April 17 Haman called in the king’s secretaries and dictated letters to the princes, the governors of the respective provinces, and the local officials of each province in their own scripts and languages. These letters were signed in the name of King Xerxes, sealed with his ring,

MSG ©

The king's secretaries were brought in on the thirteenth day of the first month. The orders were written out word for word as Haman had addressed them to the king's satraps, the governors of every province, and the officials of every people. They were written in the script of each province and the language of each people in the name of King Xerxes and sealed with the royal signet ring.

BBE ©

Then on the thirteenth day of the first month, the king’s scribes were sent for, and they put in writing Haman’s orders to all the king’s captains and the rulers of every division of his kingdom and the chiefs of every people: for every division of the kingdom in the writing commonly used there, and to every people in the language which was theirs; it was signed in the name of King Ahasuerus and stamped with the king’s ring.

NRSV ©

Then the king’s secretaries were summoned on the thirteenth day of the first month, and an edict, according to all that Haman commanded, was written to the king’s satraps and to the governors over all the provinces and to the officials of all the peoples, to every province in its own script and every people in its own language; it was written in the name of King Ahasuerus and sealed with the king’s ring.

NKJV ©

Then the king’s scribes were called on the thirteenth day of the first month, and a decree was written according to all that Haman commanded––to the king’s satraps, to the governors who were over each province, to the officials of all people, to every province according to its script, and to every people in their language. In the name of King Ahasuerus it was written, and sealed with the king’s signet ring.


KJV
Then were the king's
<04428>
scribes
<05608> (8802)
called
<07121> (8735)
on the thirteenth
<07969> <06240>
day
<03117>
of the first
<07223>
month
<02320>_,
and there was written
<03789> (8735)
according to all that Haman
<02001>
had commanded
<06680> (8765)
unto the king's
<04428>
lieutenants
<0323>_,
and to the governors
<06346>
that [were] over every province
<04082>_,
and to the rulers
<08269>
of every people
<05971>
of every province
<04082>
according to the writing
<03791>
thereof, and [to] every people
<05971>
after their language
<03956>_;
in the name
<08034>
of king
<04428>
Ahasuerus
<0325>
was it written
<03789> (8737)_,
and sealed
<02856> (8738)
with the king's
<04428>
ring
<02885>_.
{scribes: or, secretaries}
NASB ©
Then the king's
<04428>
scribes
<05613>
were summoned
<07121>
on the thirteenth
<07969>
<6240> day
<03117>
of the first
<07223>
month
<02320>
, and it was written
<03789>
just
<03605>
<834> as Haman
<02001>
commanded
<06680>
to the king's
<04428>
satraps
<0323>
, to the governors
<06346>
who
<0834>
were over
<05921>
each
<04082>
province
<04082>
and to the princes
<08269>
of each
<05971>
people
<05971>
, each
<04082>
province
<04082>
according to its script
<03791>
, each
<05971>
people
<05971>
according to its language
<03956>
, being written
<03789>
in the name
<08034>
of King
<04428>
Ahasuerus
<0325>
and sealed
<02856>
with the king's
<04428>
signet
<02885>
ring
<02885>
.
HEBREW
Klmh
<04428>
tebjb
<02885>
Mtxnw
<02856>
btkn
<03789>
srwsxa
<0325>
Klmh
<04428>
Msb
<08034>
wnwslk
<03956>
Mew
<05971>
Mew
<05971>
hbtkk
<03791>
hnydmw
<04082>
hnydm
<04082>
Mew
<05971>
Me
<05971>
yrv
<08269>
law
<0413>
hnydmw
<04082>
hnydm
<04082>
le
<05921>
rsa
<0834>
twxph
<06346>
law
<0413>
Klmh
<04428>
ynprdsxa
<0323>
la
<0413>
Nmh
<02001>
hwu
<06680>
rsa
<0834>
lkk
<03605>
btkyw
<03789>
wb
<0>
Mwy
<03117>
rve
<06240>
hswlsb
<07969>
Nwsarh
<07223>
sdxb
<02320>
Klmh
<04428>
yrpo
<05608>
warqyw (3:12)
<07121>
LXXM
kai
<2532
CONJ
eklhyhsan
<2564
V-API-3P
oi
<3588
T-NPM
grammateiv
<1122
N-NPM
tou
<3588
T-GSM
basilewv
<935
N-GSM
mhni
<3303
N-DSM
prwtw
<4413
A-DSMS
th
<3588
T-DSF
triskaidekath {A-DSF} kai
<2532
CONJ
egraqan
<1125
V-AAI-3P
wv
<3739
CONJ
epetaxen
<2004
V-AAI-3S
aman {N-PRI} toiv
<3588
T-DPM
strathgoiv
<4755
N-DPM
kai
<2532
CONJ
toiv
<3588
T-DPM
arcousin
<758
N-DPM
kata
<2596
PREP
pasan
<3956
A-ASF
cwran
<5561
N-ASF
apo
<575
PREP
indikhv {N-GSF} ewv
<2193
PREP
thv
<3588
T-GSF
aiyiopiav {N-GSF} taiv
<3588
T-DPF
ekaton
<1540
N-NUI
eikosi
<1501
N-NUI
epta
<2033
N-NUI
cwraiv
<5561
N-DPF
toiv
<3588
T-DPM
te
<5037
PRT
arcousi
<758
N-DPM
twn
<3588
T-GPN
eynwn
<1484
N-GPN
kata
<2596
PREP
thn
<3588
T-ASF
autwn
<846
D-GPM
lexin {N-ASF} di
<1223
PREP
artaxerxou {N-GSM} tou
<3588
T-GSM
basilewv
<935
N-GSM
NET © [draft] ITL
So the royal
<04428>
scribes
<05608>
were summoned
<07121>
in the first
<07223>
month
<02320>
, on the thirteenth
<06240>
day
<03117>
of the month. Everything
<03605>
Haman
<02001>
commanded
<06680>
was written
<03789>
to
<0413>
the king’s
<04428>
satraps
<0323>
and governors
<06346>
who
<0834>
were in
<05921>
every
<04082>
province
<04082>
and to
<0413>
the officials
<08269>
of every
<05971>
people
<05971>
, province
<04082>
by province
<04082>
according to its script
<03791>
and people
<05971>
by people
<05971>
according to its language
<03956>
. In the name
<08034>
of King
<04428>
Ahasuerus
<0325>
it was written
<03789>
and sealed
<02856>
with the king’s
<04428>
signet ring
<02885>
.
NET ©

So the royal scribes 1  were summoned in the first month, on the thirteenth day of the month. Everything Haman commanded was written to the king’s satraps 2  and governors who were in every province and to the officials of every people, province by province according to its script and people by people according to its language. In the name of King Ahasuerus it was written and sealed with the king’s signet ring.

NET © Notes

tn Or “secretaries” (so NIV, NRSV, NLT).

tn Or “princes” (so NLT); CEV “highest officials.”



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