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Esther 7:9-10 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Harbona, one of the royal eunuchs, said: “There is a gallows 75 feet[a] tall at Haman’s house that he made for Mordecai, who gave the report that saved[b] the king.”

The king commanded, “Hang him on it.”

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


  1. Esther 7:9 Lit 50 cubits
  2. Esther 7:9 Lit who spoke good for

Esther 7:9-10 New International Version (NIV)

Then Harbona, one of the eunuchs attending the king, said, “A pole reaching to a height of fifty cubits[a] stands by Haman’s house. He had it set up for Mordecai, who spoke up to help the king.”

The king said, “Impale him on it!” 10 So they impaled Haman on the pole he had set up for Mordecai. Then the king’s fury subsided.


  1. Esther 7:9 That is, about 75 feet or about 23 meters
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