Jamieson, Fausset, and Brown
so will I go in unto the king, which is not according to the law—The appeal of Mordecai was irresistible. Having appointed a solemn fast of three days, she expressed her firm resolution to make an appeal to the king, though she should perish in the attempt.
I . . . and my maidens—It is probable that she had surrounded herself with Jewish maidens, or women who were proselytes to that religion.
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