15 Then Mordecai went out from the presence of the king (A)in royal robes of blue and white, with a great golden crown[a] and (B)a robe of fine linen and purple, (C)and the city of Susa shouted and rejoiced.

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  1. Esther 8:15 Or headdress

16 “Alas, alas, for the great city
    (A)that was clothed in fine linen,
        in purple and scarlet,
    adorned with gold,
        with jewels, and with pearls!

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