Haman's Plot Against the Jews

Satan knows he is running out of time and that the promised Deliverer will soon be born. Thus, he orchestrates an annihilation attempt on every Jew in every providence of the Persian empire by royal decree. (Esther 3:9-11)

Seal Impression with Persian Scene of the King and the Winged God Ahuramazda (circa 664 - 333 BC). Public Domain.