8 He also gave Hathach a copy of the king's order made public in Susa concerning the Jews' destruction so that Hathach could show it to Esther. Through him, Mordecai ordered her to go to the king to beg his help for her people: "Remember your more humble days when I raised you. Haman, a leader second to the king, has spoken against us to put us to death. Call on the Lord now and speak to the king about us. Deliver us from death!"