The overthrowing of a government or political leader through force, violence, or political maneuvering.
Key passages
Gk Es 12:2

And he heard their plans and scrutinized their ambitions, and he learned that they were preparing to lay their hands upon King Ahasuerus; and he warned the king about them.

Gk Es 16:12–14

But not restraining his pride, he attempted from the beginning to deprive us even of our spirit, of both Mordecai, our savior and perpetual benefactor, and Esther, the blameless companion of our kingdom, along with all their nation. With the ingenious deceptions of stratagems, he asked for their …