(1) The third day.—That is, of the fast. (See above, Esther 4:16.)
Royal apparel.—Literally, royalty.
The multitude of his children.—He had ten sons (Esther 9:10).
Fifty cubits high.—That is, about seventy-five feet; the great height being to call as much attention as possible to the execution, that thereby Haman’s glory might be proportionately increased.