Esther 8:15-17 NIV

15 Mordecai1 left the king's presence wearing royal garments of blue and white, a large crown of gold2 and a purple robe of fine linen.3 And the city of Susa held a joyous celebration.4

References for Esther 8:15

16 For the Jews it was a time of happiness and joy,5 gladness and honor.6

References for Esther 8:16

17 In every province and in every city, wherever the edict of the king went, there was joy7 and gladness among the Jews, with feasting and celebrating. And many people of other nationalities became Jews because fear8 of the Jews had seized them.9

References for Esther 8:17