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Go, gather together all the Jews that are present in Shushan, and fast ye for me, and neither eat nor drink three days, night or day: I also and my maidens will fast likewise; and so will I go in unto the king, which is not according to the law: and if I perish, I perish.

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Bible References


2 Chronicles 20:3
And Jehoshaphat will fear, and he will give his face to seek to Jehovah, and he will call a fast for all Judah.
Isaiah 22:12
And the Lord Jehovah of armies in that day will call to weeping and to wailing, and to baldness and to girding with sackcloth:
Joel 1:14
Consecrate a fast., call an assembly, gather together the old men, all the inhabitants of the land to the house of Jehovah your God, and cry to Jehovah.
Joel 2:12
And also now, says Jehovah, Turn back even to me with all your heart, and with fasting, and with weeping and with wailing.
Jonah 3:4
And Jonah will begin to go in to the city the going of one day, and he will call, and say, Yet forty days and Nineveh being overthrown.

Eat nor drink

Esther 5:1
{ And it will be in the third day, Esther will put on dominion, and she will stand in the enclosure of the king's house, the interior before the king's house: and the king will sit upon the throne of his kingdom, in the house of the kingdom, before the door of the house.}
Matthew 12:40
For as Jonas was in the whale's belly three days and three nights; so shall the Son of man be in the heart of the earth three days and three nights.
Acts 9:9
And he was three days not seeing, and he ate not, nor drank.
Acts 27:33
And till it was about to be day, Paul besought all to take food, saying, Awaiting this day the fourteenth day, ye continue fasting, having taken nothing.

I also

Genesis 18:19
For I know him, for that he will command his sons and his house after him; and they watched the way of Jehovah to do justice and judgment, for Jehovah to bring upon Abraham what he spake to him.
Joshua 24:15
And if evil in your eyes to serve Jehovah, choose for yourselves this day whom ye will serve, whether the gods which your fathers served which are beyond the river, and whether the gods of the Amorite which ye dwelt in their land: and I and my house, we will serve Jehovah.
Acts 10:7
And when the messenger speaking to Cornelius departed, having called two of his servants, and a religious soldier of those persevering with him;

If i perish

Genesis 43:14
And God Almighty will give to you mercy before the man, and send you your one brother and Benjamin: and when I was bereaved of children, I was bereaved of children.
1 Samuel 19:5
And he put his soul in his hand and smote the rover, and Jehovah will make great salvation to all Israel: thou sawest and thou wilt rejoice; and wherefore wilt thou sin against innocent blood, to kill David gratuitously? .
2 Samuel 10:12
Be strong, and we will be strong for our people, and for the cities of our God: and Jehovah shall do the good in his eyes.
Luke 9:24
For whoever would wish to save his soul shall lose it: and whoever should lose his soul for my sake, the same shall save it.
Acts 20:24
But the word of none do I make mine own, neither have I my soul highly prized to myself, in order to finish my course with joy, and the service which I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify the good news of the grace of God.
Acts 21:13
And Paul answered, What do ye weeping and breaking my heart? for I not only to be bound, but to die at Jerusalem, have prepared for the name of the Lord Jesus.
Romans 16:4
Who for my soul have laid down their own necks: to whom not only I give thanks, but also all the churches of the nations.
Philippians 2:30
Because for the work of Christ he drew near to death, having exposed the soul to danger, that he might fill up your want of service to me.

General references

Genesis 18:30
And he will say, Now will it not kindle to the Lord, and I will speak: If thirty shall be found there? And he will say, I will not do, if I shall find thirty there.
Matthew 16:25
For whoever should wish to save his life shall lose it: and whoever shall lose his soul for my sake shall find it.
Acts 9:9
And he was three days not seeing, and he ate not, nor drank.