Treasury of Scripture
Esther 5:1 Now it came to pass on the third day, that Esther put on her royal apparel, and stood in the inner court of the king's house...
Esther 6:8,11 Let the royal apparel be brought which the king uses to wear, and the horse that the king rides on...
Genesis 41:42 And Pharaoh took off his ring from his hand, and put it on Joseph's hand, and arrayed him in clothing of fine linen...
Matthew 6:29 And yet I say to you, That even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.
Matthew 11:8 But what went you out for to see? A man clothed in soft raiment? behold, they that wear soft clothing are in kings' houses.
Luke 16:19 There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day:
blue. or, violet.
Esther 1:6 Where were white, green, and blue, hangings, fastened with cords of fine linen and purple to silver rings and pillars of marble...
and with a great crown. Mordecai was now made the chief minister, or vizier, instead of Haman; and was accordingly invested with the royal apparel, in conformity to the custom of the East. So we are informed, in the History of the Revolt of Ali Bey, that on the election of a new sheikh bellet, or chief of the country, in Egypt, the pasha who approves of him invests him with a robe of valuable fur. Perhaps the crown was one of the insignia of the office of vizier. Concerning the blue, fine linen, and purple, see the Notes on
Exodus 25:4 And blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine linen, and goats' hair,
Exodus 39:27 And they made coats of fine linen of woven work for Aaron, and for his sons,
the city. Haman was too proud to be popular: few lamented his fall.
Esther 3:15 The posts went out, being hastened by the king's commandment, and the decree was given in Shushan the palace...
Proverbs 29:2 When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked bears rule, the people mourn.