Then the royal servants at the King's Gate asked Mordecai, "Why do you disobey the command of the king?"
Cross ReferencesEsther 2:19
When the virgins were assembled a second time, Mordecai was sitting at the King's Gate.
All the royal servants at the King's Gate bowed down and paid homage to Haman, because the king had commanded this for him. But Mordecai would not bow down or pay homage.
Day after day they warned him, but he would not comply. So they reported it to Haman to see whether Mordecai's behavior would be tolerated, since he had told them he was a Jew.
Chapter Outline1. Haman, advanced by the king, and despised by Mordecai, seeks revenge upon the Jews.
7. He casts lots.
8. He obtains by false accusations a decree of the king to put the Jews to death.
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