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In the Bible, the chief minister of Ahasuerus, who plotted a massacre of the Jews and was hanged on the gallows he prepared for the Mordecai (Esther 7:10); the gallows was said to be fifty cubits high, and the expression hang as high as Haman became proverbial.

Subjects: Biblical Studies.


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