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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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Haman was arrested on 31 November 2018, after he allegedly reported for duty here while under the influence of alcohol.
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During the synagogue services, followers and churchgoers reportedly shake noisemakers known as "groggers" while mentioning the name of the villain, Haman, and believe that their act would "blot out" his name from history.
Karim, who also represented the country in the Sochi Winter Games 2014, will compete in the slalom and giant slalom categories, while his 26-year-old nephew Haman will contest in the cross-country category.
Haman, who is also Karim's nephew, has been representing Pakistan Army since 2009.
Olympian Karim, who also represented Pakistan in the Sochi Winter Games 2014, will be competing in the slalom and giant slalom categories while Haman, 26, shall represent Pakistan in the cross country category.
Olympian Karim has already represented Pakistan in Sochi Winter Olympics in 2014 and will participate in slalom and giant slalom categories Whereas Haman will show his muscles in cross country.
The message was delivered by Kuwait's ambassador to Qatar during a meeting with Qatari emir Sheikh Tamim bin Haman Al Thani on Thursday.
Even so, Haman exhibits a deep-rooted hatred for Mordecai and his people (3:6).
Haman told the king, "There is a certain race of people ...
So Haman hatched a plan to attack and kill all the Jewish people in Persia and offered the king a handsome sum for supporting the plan.
Haman's background includes 16-years of SBA lending, all in the greater Phoenix market, as well as prior work experience in commercial real estate services, and as a senior appraiser and consultant.