After these things did king Ahasuerus promote Haman the son of Hammedatha the Agagite, and advanced him, and set his seat above all the princes that were
And the king took his ring from his hand, and gave it unto Haman the son of Hammedatha the Agagite, the Jews' enemy.
And said, If it please the king, and if I have found favour in his sight, and the thing seem
right before the king, and I be
pleasing in his eyes, let it be written to reverse the letters devised by Haman the son of Hammedatha the Agagite, which he wrote to destroy the Jews which are
in all the king's provinces:
The ten sons of Haman the son of Hammedatha, the enemy of the Jews, slew they; but on the spoil laid they not their hand.
Because Haman the son of Hammedatha, the Agagite, the enemy of all the Jews, had devised against the Jews to destroy them, and had cast Pur, that is
, the lot, to consume them, and to destroy them;
Holman Bible Dictionary
(ham mih day' thuh) Personal name meaning, “given by the god.” Father of Haman, the villain of the Book of Esther (Esther 3:1 ).
Easton's Bible Dictionary
Father of Haman, designated usually "the Agagite" (Esther 3:1,10 ; 8:5 ).
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
Haman's father. Medatha with the definite article, ha- . (See ESTHER; HAMAN.) In Persian, it means "double".
Hitchcock's Bible Names
He that troubles the law
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
HAMMEDATHA ( Esther 3:1 ; Esther 3:10 ; Esther 8:5 ; Esther 9:10 ; Esther 9:24 ; in Ad. Est 12:6, 16:10, 17 Amadathus ). The father of Haman. The name is probably Persian; possibly the etymology is mÃ¢h = ‘moon’ data = ‘given.’
Morrish Bible Dictionary
An Agagite, father of Haman. Esther 3:1,10 , etc.
Amad'Atha, - ( Esther 12:6 ) [Hammedatha ]
Amadathus - See Hammedatha
Hammedatha - Hammedatha ( Esther 3:1 ; Esther 3:10 ; Esther 8:5 ; Esther 9:10 ; Esther 9:24 ; in Ad
Agagite - Haman was the son of Hammedatha the Agagite
Haman - Est 12:6, 16:10, 17 Aman ), the son of Hammedatha, appears in the Bk
Haman - son of Hammedatha, the Amalekite, of the race of Agag; or, according to other copies, son of Hamadath the Bugean or Gogean, that is, of the race of Gog; or it may be read, Haman the son of Hamadath, which Haman was Bagua or Bagoas, eunuch, that is, officer to the king of Persia
Haman - ) Son of Hammedatha "the Agagite," probably of Amalekite origin (Numbers 24:7; Numbers 24:20; 1 Samuel 15:8)
Esther - Haman, the son of Hammedatha the Agagite, was seven devils rolled into one