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Esth 3:12–14

3:12–14 Haman’s plans were set in motion. The elaborate descriptive language (e.g., the multiple verbs in the edict “to destroy, to kill, and to annihilate”) highlights the painfulness of the senseless edict and emphasizes the extreme danger to God’s covenant people. See Introduction: Characteristics and Themes.