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3 And let the king appoint officers in all the provinces of his kingdom to gather all the beautiful young virgins to the harem in Susa the capital, under custody of (A)Hegai, the king's eunuch, who is in charge of the women. (B)Let their cosmetics be given to them. 4 And let the young woman who pleases the king be queen instead of Vashti.” This pleased the king, and he did so.
5 Now there was a Jew in Susa the citadel whose name was (C)Mordecai, the son of Jair, son of Shimei, son of Kish, a Benjaminite,Read full chapter