15 Then Mordecai went out from the presence of the king lin royal robes of blue and white, with a great golden crown1 and ma robe of fine linen and purple, nand the city of Susa shouted and rejoiced.
16 “Alas, alas, for the great city
qthat was clothed in fine linen,
in purple and scarlet,
adorned with gold,
with jewels, and with pearls!