Parallel Bible results for Esther 4:12-16

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Esther 4:12-16

NIV 12 When Esther's words were reported to Mordecai, NIV 12 When Esther's words were reported to Mordecai, NIV 13 he sent back this answer: "Do not think that because you are in the king's house you alone of all the Jews will escape. NIV 13 he sent back this answer: "Do not think that because you are in the king's house you alone of all the Jews will escape. NIV 14 For if you remain silent at this time, relief and deliverance for the Jews will arise from another place, but you and your father's family will perish. And who knows but that you have come to royal position for such a time as this?" NIV 14 For if you remain silent at this time, relief and deliverance for the Jews will arise from another place, but you and your father's family will perish. And who knows but that you have come to royal position for such a time as this?" NIV 15 Then Esther sent this reply to Mordecai: NIV 15 Then Esther sent this reply to Mordecai: NIV 16 "Go, gather together all the Jews who are in Susa, and fast for me. Do not eat or drink for three days, night or day. I and my maids will fast as you do. When this is done, I will go to the king, even though it is against the law. And if I perish, I perish." NIV 16 "Go, gather together all the Jews who are in Susa, and fast for me. Do not eat or drink for three days, night or day. I and my maids will fast as you do. When this is done, I will go to the king, even though it is against the law. And if I perish, I perish."