Then (A)Harbona, one of the eunuchs in attendance on the king, said, “Moreover, (B)the gallows[a] that Haman has prepared for Mordecai, (C)whose word saved the king, is standing at Haman's house, fifty cubits[b] high.” And the king said, “Hang him on that.”

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Footnotes

  1. Esther 7:9 Or wooden beam; also verse 10 (see note on 2:23)
  2. Esther 7:9 A cubit was about 18 inches or 45 centimeters

Now (A)Harbonah, one of the eunuchs, said to the king, “Look! (B)The [a]gallows, fifty cubits high, which Haman made for Mordecai, who spoke (C)good on the king’s behalf, is standing at the house of Haman.”

Then the king said, “Hang him on it!”

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Footnotes

  1. Esther 7:9 Lit. tree or wood