Esther 3:5
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English Standard Version
And when Haman saw that Mordecai did not bow down or pay homage to him, Haman was filled with fury.

King James Bible
And when Haman saw that Mordecai bowed not, nor did him reverence, then was Haman full of wrath.

American Standard Version
And when Haman saw that Mordecai bowed not down, nor did him reverence, then was Haman full of wrath.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now when Aman had heard this, and had proved by experience that Mardochai did not bend his knee to him, nor worship him, he was exceeding angry.

English Revised Version
And when Haman saw that Mordecai bowed not down, nor did him reverence, then was Haman full of wrath.

Webster's Bible Translation
And when Haman saw that Mordecai bowed not, nor did him reverence, then was Haman full of wrath.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

The definition of time in Esther 2:19 is again take up by the words: in those days; then the explanatory clause, Esther 2:20, is repeated; and after this we are informed what it was that had then occurred. In those days Bigthan and Teresh, two of the king's courtiers, who were the threshold-keepers (palace-watchers, lxx ἀρχισωματοφύλακες), were wroth, and sought to lay hands on King Ahashverosh, i.e., to slay him. Esther 2:22. This thing was known to Mordochai, and by him communicated to Esther, who told it, in Mordochai's name, to the king. Esther 2:23. The matter was investigated (sc. by the king), and found out, sc. as Mordochai had testified. The two criminals were hanged on a tree, i.e., impaled on a stake, a sort of crucifixion, - see rem. on Esther 6:11, - and the circumstance entered in the book of the chronicles, i.e., the chronicles of the kingdom. המּלך לפני, before the king, i.e., in his presence, immediately after sentence had been passed by a court over which the monarch presided.

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that Mordecai.

Esther 3:2 And all the king's servants, that were in the king's gate, bowed, and reverenced Haman: for the king had so commanded concerning him...

Esther 5:9 Then went Haman forth that day joyful and with a glad heart: but when Haman saw Mordecai in the king's gate, that he stood not up...

full of wrath.

Esther 1:12 But the queen Vashti refused to come at the king's commandment by his chamberlains: therefore was the king very wroth...

Genesis 4:5,6 But to Cain and to his offering he had not respect. And Cain was very wroth, and his countenance fell...

Job 5:2 For wrath kills the foolish man, and envy slays the silly one.

Proverbs 12:16 A fool's wrath is presently known: but a prudent man covers shame.

Proverbs 19:19 A man of great wrath shall suffer punishment: for if you deliver him, yet you must do it again.

Proverbs 21:24 Proud and haughty scorner is his name, who deals in proud wrath.

Proverbs 27:3,4 A stone is heavy, and the sand weighty; but a fool's wrath is heavier than them both...

Daniel 3:19 Then was Nebuchadnezzar full of fury, and the form of his visage was changed against Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego...

Cross References
Esther 3:4
And when they spoke to him day after day and he would not listen to them, they told Haman, in order to see whether Mordecai's words would stand, for he had told them that he was a Jew.

Esther 5:9
And Haman went out that day joyful and glad of heart. But when Haman saw Mordecai in the king's gate, that he neither rose nor trembled before him, he was filled with wrath against Mordecai.

Ecclesiastes 10:6
folly is set in many high places, and the rich sit in a low place.

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