2 And all the king's servants who were at the king's gate bowed down and paid homage to Haman, for the king had so commanded concerning him. tBut Mordecai did not bow down or pay homage. 3 Then the king's servants who were uat the king's gate said to Mordecai, “Why do you transgress vthe king's command?”
Haman Plans to Hang Mordecai
13 Yet all this is worth nothing to me, so long as I see Mordecai the Jew sitting iat the king's gate.”
10 Then the king said to Haman, “Hurry; take the robes and the horse, as you have said, and do so to Mordecai the Jew, who sits yat the king's gate. Leave out nothing that you have mentioned.”
12 Then Mordecai returned to the king's gate. But Haman hurried to his house, mourning zand with his head covered.