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Esther 6:4

    Esther 6:4 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the king said, Who is in the court? Now Haman was come into the outward court of the king's house, to speak unto the king to hang Mordecai on the gallows that he had prepared for him.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the king said, Who is in the court? Now Haman was come into the outward court of the king's house, to speak to the king to hang Mordecai on the gallows that he had prepared for him.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And the king said, Who is in the court? Now Haman was come into the outward court of the king's house, to speak unto the king to hang Mordecai on the gallows that he had prepared for him.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Then the king said, Who is in the outer room? Now Haman had come into the outer room to get the king's authority for the hanging of Mordecai on the pillar which he had made ready for him.

    Webster's Revision

    And the king said, Who is in the court? Now Haman was come into the outward court of the king's house, to speak unto the king to hang Mordecai on the gallows that he had prepared for him.

    World English Bible

    The king said, "Who is in the court?" Now Haman had come into the outer court of the king's house, to speak to the king about hanging Mordecai on the gallows that he had prepared for him.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the king said, Who is in the court? Now Haman was come into the outward court of the king's house, to speak unto the king to hang Mordecai on the gallows that he had prepared for him.

    Clarke's Commentary on Esther 6:4

    Who is in the court? - This accords with the dream mentioned by the Targum; and given above.

    Now Haman was come - This must have been very early in the morning. Haman's pride and revenge were both on the tenters to be gratified.