Man in his pomp, yet without understanding, Is like the beasts that perish.
Then Haman recounted to them the glory of his riches, and the number of his sons, and every instance where the king had magnified him and how he had promoted him above the princes and servants of the king.
So they hanged Haman on the gallows which he had prepared for Mordecai, and the king's anger subsided.
Surely You set them in slippery places; You cast them down to destruction.
I said to myself concerning the sons of men, "God has surely tested them in order for them to see that they are but beasts."