Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Now it came to pass on the third day, that Esther put on her royal apparel, and stood in the inner court of the king's house, over against the king's house: and the king sat upon his royal throne in the royal house, over against the gate of the house.
“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.”
Therefore, give orders for the grave to be made secure until the third day, otherwise His disciples may come and steal Him away and say to the people, ‘He has risen from the dead,’ and the last deception will be worse than the first.”
to bring Queen Vashti before the king with her royal
crown in order to display her beauty to the people and the princes, for she was beautiful.
Then Mordecai went out from the presence of the king
in royal robes of blue and white, with a large crown of gold and a garment of fine linen and purple; and the city of Susa shouted and rejoiced.
“ Behold, I send you out as sheep in the midst of wolves; so be shrewd as serpents and innocent as doves.
But what did you go out to see? A man dressed in soft clothing? Those who wear soft clothing are in kings’ palaces!
1 Peter 3:3
Your adornment must not be merely external—braiding the hair, and wearing gold jewelry, or putting on dresses;
“All the king’s servants and the people of the king’s provinces know that for any man or woman who
comes to the king to the inner court who is not summoned, he has but one law, that he be put to death, unless the king holds out to him the golden scepter so that he may live. And I have not been summoned to come to the king for these thirty days.”
So the king said, “Who is in the court?” Now Haman had just
entered the outer court of the king’s palace in order to speak to the king about hanging Mordecai on the gallows which he had prepared for him.
1 Kings 10:18
Moreover, the king made a great throne of
ivory and overlaid it with refined gold.
that you may eat and drink at My table in My kingdom, and you will sit on thrones judging the twelve tribes of Israel.
He who overcomes, I will grant to him to sit down with Me on My throne, as I also overcame and sat down with My Father on His throne.