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5. For the king - I see I am as it were no king. I can do nothing against you, you will do what you please.

10. Thirty men - Probably the king commanded Ebed-melech to take thirty men to guard him against any opposition.

19. Lest they - Lest the Chaldeans should deliver me into the hands of those Jews which have fallen to them.

22. The women - Thou that art afraid of the insultings of men, shalt fall under the insultings of the women. Thy friends - For this thou mayest thank thy priests, and false prophets. And they - Have forsaken thee, every one shifting for himself.

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