Esther (Ester) Chapter 7

Ester 7:1 Now the king and Haman came to drink wine with Ester the queen.

This is the second banquet that Ester holds for the king and Haman.

Ester prepared herself for two days and then presented herself before the king on the third day. As we said earlier, this is symbolic of the two thousand years the bride of Yeshua is awaiting His return.

Ester’s banquet symbolizes the banquet that will take place in heaven between the church/synagogue (true believers in Yeshua) and Yeshua.

Rev 19:7-9 Let us be glad and rejoice and give Him glory, for the marriage of the Lamb has come, and His wife has made herself ready." And to her it was granted to be arrayed in fine linen, clean and bright, for the fine linen is the righteous acts of the saints. Then he said to me, "Write: 'Blessed are those who are called to the marriage supper of the Lamb!' " And he said to me, "These are the true sayings of G-d."

Ester 7:2 And the king said to Ester on the second day also as they drank their wine at the banquet, "What is your petition, Queen Ester? It will be granted you. And what is your request? Even to half of the kingdom it will be done."

This is the 3rd time that the king asks Ester what she wants.

Ester 7:3-4 Then Queen Ester answered and said, "If I have found favor in your sight, O king, and if it please the king, let my life be given me as my petition, and my people as my request; for we have been sold, I and my people, to be destroyed, to be killed and to be annihilated. Now if we had only been sold as slaves, men and women, I would have remained silent, for the trouble would not be commensurate with the annoyance to the king. "

Sold - This refers to Haman’s comments

Ester 3:9 If it please the king, let it be written that they may be destroyed: and I will pay ten thousand talents of silver to the hands of those that have the charge of the business, to bring it into the king's treasuries.

Destroyed, killed, annihilated - Ester quotes exactly from the decree authorized by the king but written by Haman.

Ester 4:7-8 And Mordecai told him of all that had happened to him, and of the sum of the money that Haman had promised to pay to the king's treasuries for the Jews, to destroy them. Also he gave him the copy of the writing of the decree that was given at Shushan to destroy them, to show it to Esther, and to declare it to her, and to charge her that she should go in to the king, to make supplication to him, and to make request before him for her people.

Ester is very careful in her wording. She tells the king she would not have bothered him if there were only to be sold as slaves. But since it meant the annihilation of the Jewish people she spoke up.

Ester comes before the king with a humble spirit and in total submission to the king. She symbolizes the “true believers in Yeshua” bringing her petition before G-d.

The Seven letter is Zayin- focal point of sustenance and struggle.

Ester informs the king of Haman’s wicked schemes the same as the church/synagogue informs HaShem of Ha Satan’s evil plans.

1 Peter 5:8 Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walks about, seeking whom he may devour: