Definition of Haman

1. Noun. (Old Testament) the minister of the Persian emperor who hated the Jews and was hanged for plotting to massacre them.

Category relationships: Old Testament
Generic synonyms: Government Minister, Minister



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Haman

Haloragidaceae
Halson
Halsted's law
Halsted's operation
Halsted's suture
Halteridium
Ham's test
Hamal
Hamamelidaceae
Hamamelidae
Hamamelidanthum
Hamamelidoxylon
Hamamelis vernalis
Hamamelis virginiana
Hamamelites
Haman (current term)
Hamas
Hamasaki
Hamazaki
Hamble
Hamburg
Hamburg parsley
Hamburg steak
Hamburger
Hamburger's law
Hamburger's phenomenon
Hamburgers
Hamelia erecta
Hamelia patens
Hamhung

Literary usage of Haman

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1. The English Reader: Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best by Lindley Murray (1840)
"Haman ; or, the misery of pride. '*" AHASUERUS, who is supposed to be the ... On this appearance of disrespect from Mordecai, Haman "was full of wrath : but ..."

2. The English Reader; Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best by Lindley Murray (1839)
"Haman ; or, the misery of pride. AHASUERUS, who is supposed to be the prince known among the Greek historians by the name of ..."

3. The Modern Reader's Bible: The Books of the Bible with Three Books of the by Richard Green Moulton (1907)
"Then the king said to Haman, Make 10 haste, and take the apparel and the horse, ... Then took Haman the apparel and the horse, and arrayed Mordecai, ..."

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