I remember seeing a book which explains how, b'derech Drash, every instance of the word "Melech" in Megilas Esther, as referring to Hashem.

Does anyone know the name of this sefer?

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    Are you asking for a book that states that every instance is referring to Hashem, or explains in each instance how it is referring to Hashem? – Y     e     z Jan 29 '14 at 5:22
  • I've heard that this only applied to the word HaMelech, and only when not followed by the name Achashverosh. – Ypnypn Jan 29 '14 at 17:00
  • @ypnypn The midrash in Megillah - Ester Rabba 3:10 (at least as quoted by the Gra) says it without any qualification. Although it does say hamelech, not melech. I'm not sure how common melech is in the megillah, anyways. – Y     e     z Jan 29 '14 at 23:03
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    Are you thinking of sefer ילקוט מלכו של עולם? – sam Jan 30 '14 at 2:07
  • @YEZ thanks for the source; I checked it up and it says clearly that it's only when not followed by Achashverosh. – Ypnypn Jan 30 '14 at 2:49

It's called שערי צבי - "Shaarey Tzvi" written by Rav Tzvi Rotter shlit"a (he is the son of the Shaaray Aharon). The book can be found here and can be partially viewed here.

Hat tip to sam regarding another book with the same premise, ילקוט מלכו של עולם - "Yalkut Malko Shel Olam", information about it can be found here.

  • The final link is dead. Can someone update it? – Eliyahu Oct 31 '18 at 2:09

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