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Esther 6:12

    Esther 6:12 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And Mordecai came again to the king's gate. But Haman hasted to his house mourning, and having his head covered.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And Mordecai came again to the king's gate. But Haman hurried to his house mourning, and having his head covered.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Mordecai came again to the king's gate. But Haman hasted to his house, mourning and having his head covered.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And Mordecai came back to the king's doorway. But Haman went quickly back to his house, sad and with his head covered.

    Webster's Revision

    And Mordecai came again to the king's gate. But Haman hasted to his house, mourning and having his head covered.

    World English Bible

    Mordecai came back to the king's gate, but Haman hurried to his house, mourning and having his head covered.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And Mordecai came again to the king's gate. But Haman hasted to his house, mourning and having his head covered.

    Clarke's Commentary on Esther 6:12

    Mordecai came again to the king's gate - He resumed his former humble state; while Haman, ashamed to look up, covered his face, and ran home to hide himself in his own house. Covering the head and face was a sign of shame and confusion, as well as of grief, among most people of the earth.

    Barnes' Notes on Esther 6:12

    It is quite consonant with Oriental notions that Mordecai, after receiving the extraordinary honors assigned him, should return to the palace and resume his former humble employment.