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Haman

(hā`mən) or

Aman

(ā`–), in the Bible, favored minister of Ahasuerus. He commanded that all Jews be put to death. EstherEsther
, book of the Bible. It is the tale of the beautiful Jewish woman Esther [Heb.,= Hadassah], who is chosen as queen by the Persian King Ahasuerus (Xerxes I or II) after he has repudiated his previous wife, Vashti.
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 interceded for her people, and Haman was hanged on the gallows he had set up for Mordecai.

Haman

convinces king to issue decree for Jewish extermination. [O.T.: Esther 3:1–11]
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In the Bible, the Book of Esther - set in the time of the Persian Empire - tells of how the then grand vizier Haman - eaten up with hate and envy of the Jews - set about planning to annihilate the Jews of the Persian Empire and loot all their property.