Thursday, November 21, 2013

Was Haman in the Book of Esther a Jewish King? Part Two.

Damien F. Mackey

So far I have concluded, based on some compelling Jewish legends, that Haman of the Book of Esther was actually a Jew, not an Amalekite (etc.), and that he was in fact King Jehoiachin. And that the opinion that he was an Agagite, or an Amalekite (Greek: Amali̱kíti̱s) may have arisen from Jehoiachin’s chief epithet, “Captive” (Greek:aichmálo̱tos), of similar phonetics. ….


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