|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 3:3 (King James Version)
Then the king's servants, which were in the king's gate, said unto Mordecai, Why transgressest thou the king's commandment?