Esther 7:10
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New International Version
So they impaled Haman on the pole he had set up for Mordecai. Then the king's fury subsided.

King James Bible
So they hanged Haman on the gallows that he had prepared for Mordecai. Then was the king's wrath pacified.

Darby Bible Translation
So they hanged Haman on the gallows that he had prepared for Mordecai. And the king's wrath was appeased.

World English Bible
So they hanged Haman on the gallows that he had prepared for Mordecai. Then was the king's wrath pacified.

Young's Literal Translation
And they hang Haman upon the tree that he had prepared for Mordecai, and the fury of the king hath lain down.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Behold also, the gallows - As if he had said, Besides all he has determined to do to the Jews, he has erected a very high gallows, on which he had determined, this very day, to hang Mordecai, who has saved the king's life.

Hang him thereon - Let him be instantly impaled on the same post. "Harm watch, harm catch," says the proverb. Perillus was the first person burnt alive in the brazen bull which he had made for the punishment of others; hence the poet said: -

- Nec lex est justior ulla, Quam necis artifices arte perire sua.

"Nor can there be a juster law than that the artificers of death should perish by their own invention."

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Then was the king's.

Judges 15:7 And Samson said to them, Though you have done this, yet will I be avenged of you, and after that I will cease.

Ezekiel 5:13 Thus shall my anger be accomplished, and I will cause my fury to rest on them, and I will be comforted...

Zechariah 6:8 Then cried he on me, and spoke to me, saying, Behold...

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Before Caiaphas
"And they led Jesus away to the high priest: and there come together with him all the chief priests and the elders and the scribes. And Peter had followed Him afar off, even within, into the court of the high priest; and he was sitting with the officers, and warming himself in the light of the fire. Now the chief priests and the whole council sought witness against Jesus to put Him to death; and found it not. For many bare false witness against Him, and their witness agreed not together. And there
G. A. Chadwick—The Gospel of St. Mark

Cross References
Genesis 40:22
but he impaled the chief baker, just as Joseph had said to them in his interpretation.

Esther 2:1
Later when King Xerxes' fury had subsided, he remembered Vashti and what she had done and what he had decreed about her.

Esther 5:14
His wife Zeresh and all his friends said to him, "Have a pole set up, reaching to a height of fifty cubits, and ask the king in the morning to have Mordecai impaled on it. Then go with the king to the banquet and enjoy yourself." This suggestion delighted Haman, and he had the pole set up.

Esther 7:7
The king got up in a rage, left his wine and went out into the palace garden. But Haman, realizing that the king had already decided his fate, stayed behind to beg Queen Esther for his life.

Esther 7:8
Just as the king returned from the palace garden to the banquet hall, Haman was falling on the couch where Esther was reclining. The king exclaimed, "Will he even molest the queen while she is with me in the house?" As soon as the word left the king's mouth, they covered Haman's face.

Psalm 7:16
The trouble they cause recoils on them; their violence comes down on their own heads.

Psalm 94:23
He will repay them for their sins and destroy them for their wickedness; the LORD our God will destroy them.

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