12 But when the attendants delivered the king’s command, Queen Vashti refused to come. Then the king became furious and burned with anger.(A)

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When Haman saw that Mordecai would not kneel down or pay him honor, he was enraged.(A)

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Haman’s Rage Against Mordecai

Haman went out that day happy and in high spirits. But when he saw Mordecai at the king’s gate and observed that he neither rose nor showed fear in his presence, he was filled with rage(A) against Mordecai.(B)

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

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