And the king said, who is in the court?
&c.] Being in haste to confer some honour on Mordecai for what he had done:
now Haman was come into the outward court of the king's house;
though it was early in the morning, being eager to get to the speech of the king before he was engaged in any business, to obtain a grant from him:
to hang Mordecai on the gallows that he had prepared for him;
of which he made no doubt of having, and therefore had prepared for it.