6:3 And the king said, What honour and dignity hath been done to
Mordecai a for this? Then said the king's servants that
ministered unto him, There is nothing done for him.
(a) For he thought it unworthy of his estate to receive a
benefit and not reward it.
6:4 And the king said, Who [is] in the court? Now Haman was come
into the outward court of the king's house, to speak unto
the king to b hang Mordecai on the gallows that he had
prepared for him.
(b) Thus while the wicked imagine the destruction of others,
they themselves fall into the same pit.
6:8 Let the royal apparel be brought which the king [useth] to
wear, and the c horse that the king rideth upon, and the
crown royal which is set upon his head:
(c) Meaning by this that the king should make him next to
himself as Joseph was known to be next to Pharaoh in
6:13 And Haman told Zeresh his wife and all his friends every
[thing] that had befallen him. Then said his wise men and
Zeresh his wife unto him, If Mordecai [be] of the seed of
the Jews, before whom thou hast begun to fall, thou shalt
not prevail against him, d but shalt surely fall before
(d) Thus God sometimes puts in the mouth of the very wicked
to speak that thing which he has decreed shall come to