The Benefits That Are The Woman’s Who Pleases Her Husband

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There are benefits that accrue for the woman who pleases her husband and for their home. She reaps many more for herself:

  1. She is loved by her husband and finds grace and favour before him more than all other women: “The king loved Esther more than all the women, and she found grace and favour in his sight more than all the virgins” (Esther 2:17a).

  2. She is promoted by her husband and established as queen in the home even as her husband is king therein: "... he set the royal crown on her head and made her queen...” (Esther 2:17b).

  3. She is honoured by her husband and finds favour in the eyes of others: "... Esther found favour in the eyes of all who saw her” (Esther 2:15b). “And the maiden pleased him and won his favour...” (Esther 2:9a).

  4. She receives authority from her husband; to put it better, she has powerover him. “And when the king saw Queen Esther standing in the court, she found favour in his sight and he held out to Esther the golden sceptre that was in his hand” (Esther 5:2). “And the king said to her, “What is it, Queen Esther? What is your request? It shall be given you, even to the half of my kingdom...” (Esther 5:3). See also Esther 7:2; 9:12,14; 9:29-32 and Esther 8:4, 7-8.

  5. She is rewarded materially: “On that day King Ahasuerus gave to Queen Esther the house of Haman...” (Esther 8:1).

  6. She finds favour in the eyes of her husband’s servants: “And the maiden pleased him and won his favour; and he quicklyprovided her with her ointments and her portion of food, and with seven chosen maids from the king’s palace, and advanced her and her maids to the best place in the harem” (Esther 2:9).

  7. Her close relations and relatives are equally blessed because of her : « ...And Mordecai came before the king, for Esther had told what he was to her” (Esther 8:1). “And the king took off his signet ring, which he had taken from Haman, and gave it to Mordecai. And Esther set Mordecai over the house of Haman” (Esther 8:2). “Then king Ahasuerus said to Queen Esther and to Mordecai the Jew, Behold, I have given Esther the house of Haman, and they have hangedhim on the gallows, because he would lay hands on the Jews. And youmay write as you please with regard to the Jews, in the name of the king, and seal it with the king’s ring; for an edict written in the name of the king and sealed with the king’s ring cannot be revoked.” (Esther 8:7-8).

We conclude by saying that a woman who pleases her husband guarantees the success of her union with her husband. Besides, there are blessings at all levels in store for her. We emphasize that each wife can please her husband. It is a matter of choice. She who does not please her husband has chosen not to do so, and will have only herself to blame if her marriage does not succeed as it ought to have succeeded.

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