Esther 3:1; Proverbs 28:12; Proverbs 29:2

Haman Plots Against the Jews

After these things King Ahasuerus qpromoted Haman rthe Agagite, the son of Hammedatha, sand advanced him and set his throne above all the officials who were with him.


12  When vthe righteous triumph, there is great glory,

but when wthe wicked rise, people hide themselves.


When cthe righteous increase, the people rejoice,

but when dthe wicked rule, the people groan.