If I have found favor in the sight of the king, and if it please the king to grant my petition, and to perform my request, let the king and Haman come to the banquet that I shall prepare for them, and I will do tomorrow as the king has said.
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George Leo Haydock
Entreat. Septuagint, "to put in a counter-petition, and entreat "
People. Septuagint add, "and country, remembering the days of thy lowly state, how thou wast fed by my hand; for Aman, the second after the king, has spoken against us, to have us destroyed. Call then upon the Lord, and speak to the king for us, and rescue us from death. "(Haydock)
This servant must have been very trusty, as the secret was confided to him, respecting the nation to which the queen belonged. (Menochius)