16 “Go, gather all the Jews to be found in Susa, and hold a fast on my behalf, and do not eat or drink for (A)three days, night or day. I and my young women will also fast as you do. Then I will go to the king, though it is against the law, (B)and if I perish, I perish.”[a]

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Footnotes

  1. Esther 4:16 Hebrew if I am destroyed, then I will be destroyed

And for three days he was without sight, and neither ate nor drank.

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