royal apparel: Est 5:1, Est 6:8, Est 6:11, Gen 41:42, Mat 6:29, Mat 11:8, Luk 16:19
blue: or, violet, Est 1:6
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 note on Exo 25:4, and see note on Exo 39:27.
the city: Haman was too proud to be popular: few lamented his fall. Est 3:15, Pro 29:2
Reciprocal: Jdg 8:26 - purple 2Ki 25:29 - changed Est 10:2 - advanced him Psa 67:2 - That Psa 107:41 - setteth Pro 11:10 - it goeth Pro 28:12 - righteous Pro 31:22 - clothing Ecc 9:8 - thy garments Isa 22:21 - clothe Isa 61:3 - beauty Dan 8:2 - Shushan Luk 7:25 - are in Rev 3:4 - walk Rev 4:4 - crowns