But he disdained[a] to lay hands on Mordecai alone. So, as they had made known to him the people of Mordecai, Haman sought to destroy[b] all the Jews, the people of Mordecai, throughout the whole kingdom of Ahasuerus.

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Footnotes

  1. Esther 3:6 Hebrew disdained in his eyes
  2. Esther 3:6 Or annihilate

They say, “Come, (A)let us wipe them out as a nation;
    let the name of Israel be remembered no more!”

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12 Therefore, (A)rejoice, O heavens and you who dwell in them! But (B)woe to you, O earth and sea, for the devil has come down to you in great wrath, because (C)he knows that his time is short!”

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