|Overview - Esther 3|
|1||Haman, advanced by the king, and despised by Mordecai, seeks revenge upon all the Jews.|
|7||He casts lots.|
|8||He obtains by calumniation a decree of the king to put the Jews to death.|
Esther 3:1 (King James Version)
After these things did king Ahasuerus promote Haman the son of Hammedatha the Agagite, and advanced him, and set his seat above all the princes that were with him.