So they hanged Haman on the gallows that he had prepared for
Not within his house, ( Esther 7:9 ) , but more probably in his courtyard, in the sight of his family and friends; or, it may be, the gallows was taken from thence, and set up without the city, where he was hanged: for so it is said in the additions of the book of Esther,
``For he that was the worker of these things, is hanged at the gates of Susa with all his family: God, who ruleth all things, speedily rendering vengeance to him according to his deserts.'' (Esther 16:18)that he was hanged without the gates of Shushan; see ( Psalms 7:15 Psalms 7:16 ) ,
then was the king's wrath pacified;
having inflicted punishment on such a wicked counsellor of his, and the contriver of such mischief.