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Esther 4:8

8 He also gave him a copy of the text of the edict for their annihilation, which had been published in Susa, to show to Esther and explain it to her, and he told him to instruct her to go into the king’s presence to beg for mercy and plead with him for her people.

Read Esther 4:8 Using Other Translations

Also he gave him the copy of the writing of the decree that was given at Shushan to destroy them, to shew it unto Esther, and to declare it unto her, and to charge her that she should go in unto the king, to make supplication unto him, and to make request before him for her people.
Mordecai also gave him a copy of the written decree issued in Susa for their destruction, that he might show it to Esther and explain it to her and command her to go to the king to beg his favor and plead with him on behalf of her people.
Mordecai gave Hathach a copy of the decree issued in Susa that called for the death of all Jews. He asked Hathach to show it to Esther and explain the situation to her. He also asked Hathach to direct her to go to the king to beg for mercy and plead for her people.

What does Esther 4:8 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
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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