Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And the Lord said to him,
“Get up and go to the street called Straight, and inquire at the house of Judas for a man from Tarsus named Saul, for he is praying,
2 Chronicles 33:12
he was in distress, he entreated the Lord his God and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers.
“Go, assemble all the Jews who are found in Susa, and fast for me;
do not eat or drink for three days, night or day. I and my maidens also will fast in the same way. And thus I will go in to the king, which is not according to the law; and if I perish, I perish.”
When the word reached the king of Nineveh, he arose from his throne, laid aside his robe from him,
covered himself with sackcloth and sat on the ashes.