Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Haman, a Persian vizier, Hebrew: הָמָן, hāmān (H2001)

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Here is Haman in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word הָמָן mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: H2001

Hebrew Base Word: הָמָן

Part of speech: Proper Name Masculine

Usage: Haman

Literally: magnificent

Definition: Haman, a Persian vizier.

Detailed definition:

  1. Chief minister of Ahasuerus, enemy of Mordecai and the Jews, who plotted to kill the Jews but, being foiled by Esther, was hanged, with his family, on the gallows he had made for Mordecai.

Derived terms: Of foreign derivation.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: hɔːˈmɔːn̪
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: hɑːˈmɑːn
  3. Transliteration: hāmān
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: haw-MAWN
  5. Modern Pronunciation: ha-MAHN

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