י וַיִּתְאַפַּק הָמָן וַיָּבוֹא אֶל–בֵּיתוֹ וַיִּשְׁלַח וַיָּבֵא אֶת–אֹהֲבָיו וְאֶת–זֶרֶשׁ אִשְׁתּוֹ
10. And Haman restrained himself. And he came to his house. And he sent for – and they came – his loved ones and Zeresh his wife.
- Rashi writes that Haman restrains himself from taking revenge without the king’s permission.
- Malbim says Haman would have gone back to the king to ask for the necessary permission.