|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 3:8 (King James Version)
And Haman said unto king Ahasuerus, There is a certain people scattered abroad and dispersed among the people in all the provinces of thy kingdom; and their laws are diverse from all people; neither keep they the king's laws: therefore it is not for the king's profit to suffer them.
- scattered abroad
- Leviticus 26:33 ; Deuteronomy 4:27 ; 30:3 32:26 Nehemiah 1:8 ; Jeremiah 50:17 ; Ezekiel 6:8 ; 11:16
- Zechariah 7:14 ; John 7:35 ; James 1:1 ; 1 Peter 1:1
- their laws
- Ezra 4:12-15 ; Acts 16:20 Acts 16:21 ; Acts 17:6 Acts 17:7 24:5 28:22
- for the king's profit to
- Hebrew meet, or equal for the king
- to, etc.