a name applied to Haman and also to his father (Esther 3:1, 10; 8:3, 5). Probably it was equivalent to Amalekite.
Here, then, was Mordecai’s authority for not bowing to Haman the agagite.
The Assembly of God C. (Charles) H. (Henry) Mackintosh
Here, then, was Mordecai’s authority for refusing a single nod of his head to the agagite.
Notes on the Book of Deuteronomy, Volume II Charles Henry Mackintosh
- Again and again
once more; another time; anew; in addition: Will you spell your name again, please? in an additional case or instance; moreover; besides; furthermore. on the other hand: It might happen, and again it might not. back; in return; in reply: to answer again. to the same place or person: to return again. again and again, […]
in opposition to; contrary to; adverse or hostile to: twenty votes against ten; against reason. in resistance to or defense from: protection against burglars. in an opposite direction to: to ride against the wind. into contact or collision with; toward; upon: The rain beat against the window. in contact with: to lean against the wall. […]
- Against all odds
In spite of seeming very unlikely, as in Against all odds we had a snowstorm in early May, or Against all odds the slower team won. This transfer of a betting term to general usage occurred about 1900.
a small, hard seed, especially the seed of a food plant such as wheat, corn, rye, oats, rice, or millet. the gathered seed of food plants, especially of cereal plants. such plants collectively. any small, hard particle, as of sand, gold, pepper, or gunpowder. the smallest unit of weight in most systems, originally determined by […]