Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
On that day did the king Ahasuerus give the house of Haman the Jews' enemy unto Esther the queen. And Mordecai came before the king; for Esther had told what he was unto her.
Give the house
Give the house
Though he heaps up silver as the dust and prepares raiment as the clay,
Surely man walks in darkness; surely they are disquieted in vain; they heap up riches not knowing who shall gather them.
Those that trust in their wealth and boast themselves in the multitude of their riches;
A good man shall leave an inheritance to his children's children, and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.
He that by usury and unjust gain increases his substance, he shall gather it for him that will pity the poor.
Yea, I hated all my labour which I had taken under the sun, which I should leave it unto the man that shall be after me.
But God said unto him, Thou fool, this night thy soul shall be required of thee; then whose shall those things be which thou hast stored up?
and the next to him was Carshena, Shethar, Admatha, Tarshish, Meres, Marsena, and Memucan, seven princes of Persia and Media, who saw the king's face, and who sat first in the kingdom;)
And he had brought up Hadassah, that is, Esther, his uncle's daughter; for she had neither father nor mother, and the maid was fair and beautiful; and as her father and mother were dead, Mordecai had taken her for his own daughter.
Thus God has taken away the livestock of your father and given them to me.