Esther 1:12, Question 2. Why does the verse mention again (see 1:11) that the order came from chamberlains?

The Sfas Emes and Malbim both stress that Vashti’s being escorted by chamberlains was degrading. Chamberlains, after all, are not official ministers as would be more appropriate for summoning royalty. Rather, they are they servants responsible for caring for the king’s more personal, intimate physical needs (i.e. scratching his back, etc.).

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