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Esther 4:8

Esther 4:8

Also he gave him the copy of the writing of the decree that was
given at Shushan to destroy them
Which had now been published in the city; by which means Mordecai had had a sight of it, and had transcribed it; see ( Esther 3:14 )

to show it unto Esther, and to declare it unto her;
what Haman intended against the people of the Jews; as the Targum adds:

and to charge her;
in his name; whose charges she had always regarded, both before and since she was queen; or in the name of God:

that she should go in unto the king to make supplication unto him, and
to make request before him for her people;
signifying there was a necessity of doing it speedily, and of urging her request with great earnestness and importunity, since it was not the life of a single person, but the lives of a body of people, and her own, that lay at stake.

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