Let the king appoint commissioners in each province of his kingdom, so that they may assemble all the beautiful young virgins to the harem at the fortress of Susa. [Put them] under the care of Hegai, the king's eunuch, who is in charge of the women, and give them the required beauty treatments.
Then the young woman who pleases the king will reign in place of Vashti." This suggestion pleased the king, and he did accordingly.
sat in the king's gate
During those days while Mordecai was sitting at the King's Gate, Bigthan and Teresh, two eunuchs who guarded the [king's] entrance, became infuriated and tried to assassinate King Ahasuerus.
The entire royal staff at the King's Gate bowed down and paid homage to Haman, because the king had commanded this to be done for him. But Mordecai would not bow down or pay homage.
The members of the royal staff at the King's Gate asked Mordecai, "Why are you disobeying the king's command?"
Still, none of this satisfies me since I see Mordecai the Jew sitting at the King's Gate all the time."