New International Version
Afterward Mordecai returned to the king's gate. But Haman rushed home, with his head covered in grief,
King James Bible
And Mordecai came again to the king's gate. But Haman hasted to his house mourning, and having his head covered.
Darby Bible Translation
And Mordecai came again to the king's gate. But Haman hasted to his house, mourning and having his head covered.
World English Bible
Mordecai came back to the king's gate, but Haman hurried to his house, mourning and having his head covered.
Young's Literal Translation
And Mordecai turneth back unto the gate of the king, and Haman hath been hastened unto his house mourning, and with covered head,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Mordecai came again to the king's gate - He resumed his former humble state; while Haman, ashamed to look up, covered his face, and ran home to hide himself in his own house. Covering the head and face was a sign of shame and confusion, as well as of grief, among most people of the earth.
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hasted to his house.
LibraryWhether Honor is Properly Due to those who are Above Us?
Objection 1: It seems that honor is not properly due to those who are above us. For an angel is above any human wayfarer, according to Mat. 11:11, "He that is lesser in the kingdom of heaven is greater than John the Baptist." Yet an angel forbade John when the latter wished to honor him (Apoc. 22:10). Therefore honor is not due to those who are above us. Objection 2: Further, honor is due to a person in acknowledgment of his virtue, as stated above (A; Q, A). But sometimes those who …
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2 Samuel 15:30
But David continued up the Mount of Olives, weeping as he went; his head was covered and he was barefoot. All the people with him covered their heads too and were weeping as they went up.
So Haman got the robe and the horse. He robed Mordecai, and led him on horseback through the city streets, proclaiming before him, "This is what is done for the man the king delights to honor!"
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