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Esther 5:14 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

14 His wife Zeresh and all his friends told him, “Have them build a gallows 75 feet[a] high. 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.


  1. Esther 5:14 Lit 50 cubits

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 9:13-14 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

13 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 10 sons be hung on the gallows.” 14 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 10 sons.

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