Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

New American Standard Bible

Then the king said to her, "What is troubling you, Queen Esther? And what is your request? Even to half of the kingdom it shall be given to you."

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

“What is it, Queen Esther?” the king asked her. “Whatever you want, even to half the kingdom, will be given to you.”

International Standard Version

The king asked her, "What do you want, Queen Esther? What is your request? Even if it's half of the kingdom, it will be given to you."

A Conservative Version

Then the king said to her, What will thou, queen Esther? And what is thy request? It shall be given thee even to the half of the kingdom.

American Standard Version

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.

Amplified

Then the king said to her, What will you have, Queen Esther? What is your request? It shall be given you, even to the half of the kingdom.

Bible in Basic English

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

And the king will say to her, What to thee, Esther the queen? what thy seeking? even to the half of the kingdom and it shall be given to thee.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the king said to her, "What [is] it, Queen Esther? What [is] your request? It will be given to you--even half the kingdom."

Modern King James verseion

And the king said to her, What do you desire, Queen Esther? And what is your wish? It shall be given to you even to half of the kingdom.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then said the king unto her, "What wilt thou, queen Esther? And what requirest thou? Ask even the half of the empire, and it shall be given thee."

NET Bible

The king said to her, "What is on your mind, Queen Esther? What is your request? Even as much as half the kingdom will be given to you!"

New Heart 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."

The Emphasized Bible

Then said the king unto her, What aileth thee, Queen Esther? and what is thy request? Unto the half of the kingdom, shall it be given thee.

Webster

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

Youngs Literal Translation

And the king saith to her, 'What -- to thee Esther, O queen? and what thy request? unto the half of the kingdom -- and it is given to thee.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

מלכּה 
Malkah 
Usage: 35

אסתּר 
'Ecter 
Usage: 55

and what is thy request
בּקּשׁה 
Baqqashah 
Usage: 8

it shall be even given
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

thee to the half
חצי 
Chetsiy 
Usage: 125

Verse Info

Context Readings

Esther's Banquet

2 And it was so, when the king saw the queen Esther standing in the court, that she obtained grace in his sight; and the king held out to Esther the golden sceptre that was in his hand; and Esther drew near, and touched the top of the sceptre. 3 And the king said to her, What wilt thou, queen Esther? and what is thy request? it shall be given thee even to the half of the kingdom. 4 And Esther said, If it seem good to the king, let the king and Haman come this day to the banquet that I have prepared for him.


Cross References

Esther 7:2

And the king said again to 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? even to the half of the kingdom it shall be done.

Mark 6:23

And he swore to her, Whatsoever thou shalt ask me I will give thee, to half of my kingdom.

1 Kings 2:20

Then she said, I desire one small petition of thee; refuse me not. And the king said to her, Ask, my mother, for I will not refuse thee.

1 Kings 3:5

In Gibeon Jehovah appeared to Solomon in a dream by night; and God said, Ask what I shall give thee.

Esther 5:6

And the king said to Esther at the banquet of wine, What is thy petition? and it shall be granted thee; and what is thy request? even to the half of the kingdom it shall be done.

Esther 9:12

And the king said to Esther the queen, The Jews have slain and destroyed five hundred men in Shushan the fortress, and the ten sons of Haman; what have they done in the rest of the king's provinces? And what is thy petition? and it shall be granted thee; and what is thy request further? and it shall be done.

Matthew 20:20-22

Then came to him the mother of the sons of Zebedee, with her sons, doing homage, and asking something of him.

Luke 18:41

What wilt thou that I shall do to thee? And he said, Lord, that I may see.

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