Esther 7:8

Overview - Esther 7
Esther, entertaining the king and Haman, makes suit for her own life, and her people's.
She accuses Haman.
The king in his anger, understanding of the gallows which Haman had made for Mordecai, causes him to be hanged thereon.
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Esther 7:8  (King James Version)
Then the king returned out of the palace garden into the place of the banquet of wine; and Haman was fallen upon the bed whereon Esther was. Then said the king, Will he force the queen also before me in the house? As the word went out of the king's mouth, they covered Haman's face.

the bed
1:6 Isaiah 49:23

before me
Hebrew with me. they covered Haman's.
When a criminal was condemned by a Roman judge, he was delivered to the serjeant with these words: {I, lictor, caput obnubito arbori infelici suspendito,} "Go, sergeant, cover his head, and hang him on the accursed tree."
6:12 Job 9:24 ; Isaiah 22:17