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Lexicon :: Strong's H2001 - hāmān

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of foreign derivation
Strong’s Definitions

הָמָן Hâmân, haw-mawn'; of foreign derivation; Haman, a Persian vizier:—Haman.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 54x

The KJV translates Strong's H2001 in the following manner: Haman (53x), he (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 54x
The KJV translates Strong's H2001 in the following manner: Haman (53x), he (1x).
  1. Haman = "magnificent"

    1. chief minister of Ahasuerus, enemy of Mordecai and the Jews, who plotted to kill the Jews but, being foiled by Esther, was hanged, with his family, on the gallows he had made for Mordecai

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
הָמָן Hâmân, haw-mawn'; of foreign derivation; Haman, a Persian vizier:—Haman.
STRONGS H2001: Abbreviations
הָמָן proper name, masculine Haman, favourite of Ahasuerus (etymology dubious; according to JenVOJ 1892, 58 ff. = Elamite proper name, of divinity Humban, or Humman) — Esther 3:1 + 53 times in Esther.
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Strong's Number H2001 matches the Hebrew הָמָן (hāmān),
which occurs 54 times in 45 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

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After all this took place, King Ahasuerus honored Haman, son of Hammedatha the Agagite. He promoted him in rank and gave him a higher position than all the other officials.

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The entire royal staff at the King’s Gate bowed down and paid homage to Haman, because the king had commanded this to be done for him. But Mordecai would not bow down or pay homage.

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When they had warned him day after day and he still would not listen to them, they told Haman in order to see if Mordecai’s actions would be tolerated, since he had told them he was a Jew.

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When Haman saw that Mordecai was not bowing down or paying him homage, he was filled with rage.

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And when he learned of Mordecai’s ethnic identity, it seemed repugnant to Haman to do away with[fn] Mordecai alone. He planned to destroy all of Mordecai’s people, the Jews, throughout Ahasuerus’s kingdom.

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In the first month, the month of Nisan, in King Ahasuerus’s twelfth year, the pur ​— ​that is, the lot ​— ​was cast before Haman for each day in each month, and it fell on the twelfth month, the month Adar.

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Then Haman informed King Ahasuerus, “There is one ethnic group, scattered throughout the peoples in every province of your kingdom, keeping themselves separate. Their laws are different from everyone else’s and they do not obey the king’s laws. It is not in the king’s best interest to tolerate them.

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The king removed his signet ring from his hand and gave it to Haman son of Hammedatha the Agagite, the enemy of the Jews.

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Then the king told Haman, “The money and people are given to you to do with as you see fit.”

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The royal scribes were summoned on the thirteenth day of the first month, and the order was written exactly as Haman commanded. It was intended for the royal satraps, the governors of each of the provinces, and the officials of each ethnic group and written for each province in its own script and to each ethnic group in its own language. It was written in the name of King Ahasuerus and sealed with the royal signet ring.

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The couriers left, spurred on by royal command, and the law was issued in the fortress of Susa. The king and Haman sat down to drink, while the city of Susa was in confusion.

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Mordecai told him everything that had happened as well as the exact amount of money Haman had promised to pay the royal treasury for the slaughter of the Jews.

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“If it pleases the king,” Esther replied, “may the king and Haman come today to the banquet I have prepared for them.”

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The king said, “Hurry, and get Haman so we can do as Esther has requested.” So the king and Haman went to the banquet Esther had prepared.

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“If I have found favor in the eyes of the king, and if it pleases the king to grant my petition and perform my request, may the king and Haman come to the banquet I will prepare for them. Tomorrow I will do what the king has asked.”

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That day Haman left full of joy and in good spirits.[fn] But when Haman saw Mordecai at the King’s Gate, and Mordecai didn’t rise or tremble in fear at his presence, Haman was filled with rage toward Mordecai.

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Yet Haman controlled himself and went home. He sent for his friends and his wife Zeresh to join him.

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Then Haman described for them his glorious wealth and his many sons. He told them all how the king had honored him and promoted him in rank over the other officials and the royal staff.

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“What’s more,” Haman added, “Queen Esther invited no one but me to join the king at the banquet she had prepared. I am invited again tomorrow to join her with the king.

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His wife Zeresh and all his friends told him, “Have them build a gallows seventy-five feet[fn] tall. Ask the king in the morning to hang Mordecai on it. Then go to the banquet with the king and enjoy yourself.” The advice pleased Haman, so he had the gallows constructed.

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The king asked, “Who is in the court? ” Now Haman was just entering the outer court of the palace to ask the king to hang Mordecai on the gallows he had prepared for him.

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The king’s attendants answered him, “Haman is there, standing in the court.”

“Have him enter,” the king ordered.

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Haman entered, and the king asked him, “What should be done for the man the king wants to honor? ”

Haman thought to himself, “Who is it the king would want to honor more than me? ”

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Haman told the king, “For the man the king wants to honor:

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The king told Haman, “Hurry, and do just as you proposed. Take a garment and a horse for Mordecai the Jew, who is sitting at the King’s Gate. Do not leave out anything you have suggested.”

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So Haman took the garment and the horse. He clothed Mordecai and paraded him through the city square, calling out before him, “This is what is done for the man the king wants to honor.”

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Then Mordecai returned to the King’s Gate, but Haman hurried off for home, mournful and with his head covered.

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Haman told his wife Zeresh and all his friends everything that had happened. His advisers and his wife Zeresh said to him, “Since Mordecai is Jewish, and you have begun to fall before him, you won’t overcome him, because your downfall is certain.”

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While they were still speaking with him, the king’s eunuchs arrived and rushed Haman to the banquet Esther had prepared.

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The king and Haman came to feast[fn] with Esther the queen.

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Esther answered, “The adversary and enemy is this evil Haman.”

Haman stood terrified before the king and queen.

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The king arose in anger and went from where they were drinking wine to the palace garden.[fn] Haman remained to beg Queen Esther for his life because he realized the king was planning something terrible for him.

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Just as the king returned from the palace garden to the banquet hall,[fn] Haman was falling on the couch where Esther was reclining. The king exclaimed, “Would he actually violate the queen while I am in the house? ” As soon as the statement left the king’s mouth, they covered Haman’s face.

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Harbona, one of the king’s eunuchs, said, “There is a gallows seventy-five feet[fn] tall at Haman’s house that he made for Mordecai, who gave the report that saved[fn] the king.”

The king said, “Hang him on it.”

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They hanged Haman on the gallows he had prepared for Mordecai. Then the king’s anger subsided.

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That same day King Ahasuerus awarded Queen Esther the estate of Haman, the enemy of the Jews. Mordecai entered the king’s presence because Esther had revealed her relationship to Mordecai.

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The king removed his signet ring he had recovered from Haman and gave it to Mordecai, and Esther put him in charge of Haman’s estate.

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Then Esther addressed the king again. She fell at his feet, wept, and begged him to revoke the evil of Haman the Agagite and his plot he had devised against the Jews.

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She said, “If it pleases the king and I have found favor with him, if the matter seems right to the king and I am pleasing in his eyes, let a royal edict be written. Let it revoke the documents the scheming Haman son of Hammedatha the Agagite wrote to destroy the Jews who are in all the king’s provinces.

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King Ahasuerus said to Esther the queen and to Mordecai the Jew, “Look, I have given Haman’s estate to Esther, and he was hanged on the gallows because he attacked[fn] the Jews.

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They killed these ten sons of Haman son of Hammedatha, the enemy of the Jews. However, they did not seize[fn] any plunder.

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The king said to Queen Esther, “In the fortress of Susa the Jews have killed and destroyed five hundred men, including Haman’s ten sons. What have they done in the rest of the royal provinces? Whatever you ask will be given to you. Whatever you seek will also be done.”

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Esther answered, “If it pleases the king, may the Jews who are in Susa also have tomorrow to carry out today’s law, and may the bodies of Haman’s ten sons be hung on the gallows.”

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The king gave the orders for this to be done, so a law was announced in Susa, and they hung the bodies of Haman’s ten sons.

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For Haman son of Hammedatha the Agagite, the enemy of all the Jews, had plotted against the Jews to destroy them. He cast the pur ​— ​that is, the lot ​— ​to crush and destroy them.

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