Howbeit Aman the son of Amadathus the Agagite, who was in great honour with the king, sought to molest Mardocheus and his people because of the two eunuchs of the king.
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George Leo Haydock
Bugite, may refer to some town of Macedon, chap. iii. 1.
Honour. Yet he might be still more exalted, after the conspiracy was detected; (Houbigant) as the king little suspected that he was concerned in it. (Haydock)
Death. It is thought that they wished to place Aman, or some Macedonian, on the throne, chap. xvi. 12, 14. (Calmet)
This reason for the malevolence of Aman, might be unknown to Mardochai, chap. xiii. 12. (Houbigant)
The former was either a favourer of traitors, or perhaps of the same conspiracy. (Worthington)