Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The rich man's wealth is his strong city: The destruction of the poor is their poverty.
All the brethren of the poor do hate him: How much more do his friends go far from him! He pursueth them with words, but they are gone.
For now ye are nothing; Ye see a terror, and are afraid.
He hath put my brethren far from me, And mine acquaintance are wholly estranged from me.
They abhor me, they stand aloof from me, And spare not to spit in my face.
Wealth addeth many friends; But the poor is separated from his friend.
And all the king's servants, that were in the king's gate, bowed down, and did reverence to Haman; for the king had so commanded concerning him. But Mordecai bowed not down, nor did him reverence.
Nevertheless Haman refrained himself, and went home; and he sent and fetched his friends and Zeresh his wife.