When Haman saw that Mordecai was not bowing or paying homage to him, he 1 was filled with rage.
The king then removed his signet ring (the very one he had taken back from Haman) and gave it to Mordecai. And Esther designated Mordecai to be in charge of Haman’s estate.
So the king and Haman came to dine 1 with Queen Esther.
So the king issued orders for this to be done. A law was passed in Susa, and the ten sons of Haman were hanged.
Esther replied, “The oppressor and enemy is this evil Haman!” Then Haman became terrified in the presence of the king and queen.
The king replied, “Find Haman quickly so that we can do as Esther requests.” So the king and Haman went to the banquet that Esther had prepared.
So Haman came in, and the king said to him, “What should be done for the man whom the king wishes to honor?” Haman thought to himself, 1 “Who is it that the king would want to honor more than me?”
So they hanged Haman on the very gallows that he had prepared for Mordecai. The king’s rage then abated.
Now Haman went forth that day pleased and very much encouraged. 1 But when Haman saw Mordecai at the king’s gate, and he did not rise nor tremble in his presence, 2 Haman was filled with rage toward Mordecai.
When the king returned from the palace garden to the banquet of wine, Haman was throwing himself down 1 on the couch where Esther was lying. 2 The king exclaimed, “Will he also attempt to rape the queen while I am still in the building!” As these words left the king’s mouth, they covered Haman’s face.
the ten sons of Haman son of Hammedatha, the enemy of the Jews. But they did not confiscate their property.
Harbona, 1 one of the king’s eunuchs, said, “Indeed, there is the gallows that Haman made for Mordecai, who spoke out in the king’s behalf. It stands near Haman’s home and is seventy-five feet 2 high.” The king said, “Hang him on it!”
Esther replied, “If the king is so inclined, let the Jews who are in Susa be permitted to act tomorrow also according to today’s law, and let them hang the ten sons of Haman on the gallows.”
So Haman said to the king, “For the man whom the king wishes to honor,
So the king removed his signet ring 1 from his hand and gave it to Haman the son of Hammedatha, the Agagite, who was hostile toward the Jews.
Then Mordecai related to him everything that had happened to him, even the specific amount of money that Haman had offered to pay to the king’s treasuries for the Jews to be destroyed.
Esther replied, “If the king is so inclined, 1 let the king and Haman come today to the banquet that I have prepared for him.”