Esther 5

What did Esther do on the third day, and what was the result of this step? v.1,2.

What conversation ensued, and what was the issue?

What enquiry and what promise did the king renew to her at the banquet, and what was her request?

What other instance have we shewing that this kind of promise was a proverbial expression, intimating that almost nothing would be denied? Mark 6.23.

With what sentiments did Haman retire from the feast and return home, and what counsel did he take with his wife? v.9—14. Did the circumstance shew how small a matter is sufficient to poison the happiness of a proud worldly man?

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