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Bible Verse Dictionary

Esther 1:8 - Drinking

Esther 1:8 - And the drinking was according to the law; none did compel: for so the king had appointed to all the officers of his house, that they should do according to every man's pleasure.
Verse Strongs No. Hebrew
And the drinking H8360 שְׁתִיָּה
was according to H5921 עַל
the law H1881 דָּת
none H369 אַיִן
did compel H597 אָנַס
for H3588 כִּי
so H3651 כֵּן
the king H4428 מֶלֶךְ
had appointed H3245 יָסַד
to H5921 עַל
all H3605 כֹּל
the officers H7227 רַב
of his house H1004 בַּיִת
that they should do H6213 עָשָׂה
according to H5921 עַל
every man's pleasure H7522 רָצוֹן


Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.