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Esther 5:3

    Esther 5:3 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Then said the king unto her, What wilt thou, queen Esther? and what is thy request? it shall be even given thee to the half of the kingdom.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Then said the king to her, What will you, queen Esther? and what is your request? it shall be even given you to the half of the kingdom.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Then said the king unto her, What wilt thou, queen Esther? and what is thy request? it shall be given thee even to the half of the kingdom.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Then the king said, What is your desire, Queen Esther, and what is your request? I will give it to you, even to the half of my kingdom.

    Webster's Revision

    Then said the king unto her, What wilt thou, queen Esther? and what is thy request? it shall be given thee even to the half of the kingdom.

    World English Bible

    Then the king asked her, "What would you like, queen Esther? What is your request? It shall be given you even to the half of the kingdom."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Then said the king unto her, What wilt thou, queen Esther? and what is thy request? it shall be given thee even to the half of the kingdom.

    Barnes' Notes on Esther 5:3

    It shall be even given thee ... - Xerxes, on another occasion, when pleased with one of his wives, offered to grant her any request whatever, without limitation. Compare the margin reference.

    Wesley's Notes on Esther 5:3

    5:3 It shall be given - God in his providence often prevents the fears and outdoes the hopes of his servants. To the half of the kingdom - A proverbial expression: that is, nothing in reason shall be denied.