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Entry for Strong's #1868 - דָּרְיָוֶשׁ

Word Origin
corresponding to (01867)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Darius = “lord”

1) Darius the Mede, the son of Ahasuerus, king of the Chaldeans, who succeeded to the Babylonian kingdom on the death of Belshazzar; probably the same as “Astyages” the last king of the Medes (538 BC)

(same as 1867 (1))

2) Darius, the son of Hystaspes, the founder of the Perso-Arian dynasty

(521 BC) (same as 1867 (2))

3) Darius II or Darius III

3a) Darius II, Nothus (Ochus) was king of Persia during the time of Nehemiah (424/3-405/4 BC). Darius II is the most probable because he is mentioned by Nehemiah and ruled during the time of Nehemiah

3b) Darius III, Codomannus was king of Persia during its last years at the time of Alexander the Great and was his opponent

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (15) NAS (15) HCS (15)
Ezra 9
Daniel 6
Ezra 9
Daniel 6
Ezra 9
Daniel 6
n-p 15
n-p 14
n-p 14

Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition

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List of Word Forms
דָּֽרְיָ֔וֶשׁ דָּרְיָ֑וֶשׁ דָּרְיָ֔וֶשׁ דָּרְיָ֖וֶשׁ דָּרְיָ֣וֶשׁ דָּרְיָ֥וֶשׁ דָּרְיָ֧וֶשׁ דָרְיָ֙וֶשׁ֙ דריוש וְדָרְיָ֔וֶשׁ וְדָרְיָ֙וֶשׁ֙ ודריוש לְדָרְיָ֣וֶשׁ לְדָרְיָ֥וֶשׁ לדריוש dā·rə·yā·weš ḏā·rə·yā·weš dareYavesh dārəyāweš ḏārəyāweš lə·ḏā·rə·yā·weš ledareYavesh ləḏārəyāweš vedareYavesh wə·ḏā·rə·yā·weš wəḏārəyāweš
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