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Lexicon :: Strong's H325 - 'ăḥašvērôš

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of Persian origin
Strong’s Definitions

אֲחַשְׁוֵרוֹשׁ ʼĂchashvêrôwsh, akh-ash-vay-rosh'; or (shortened) אַחַשְׁרֹשׁ ʼAchashrôsh (Esther 10:1); of Persian origin; Achashverosh (i.e. Ahasuerus or Artaxerxes, but in this case Xerxes), the title (rather than name) of a Persian king:—Ahasuerus.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 31x

The KJV translates Strong's H325 in the following manner: Ahasuerus (31x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 31x
The KJV translates Strong's H325 in the following manner: Ahasuerus (31x).
  1. Ahasuerus = "I will be silent and poor"

    1. title of the king of Persia, probably Xerxes

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אֲחַשְׁוֵרוֹשׁ ʼĂchashvêrôwsh, akh-ash-vay-rosh'; or (shortened) אַחַשְׁרֹשׁ ʼAchashrôsh (Esther 10:1); of Persian origin; Achashverosh (i.e. Ahasuerus or Artaxerxes, but in this case Xerxes), the title (rather than name) of a Persian king:—Ahasuerus.
אֲחַשְׁוֵרוֺשׁ proper name, masculine Ahasuerus = Xerxes (Persian Khshatřârshâ = mighty + eye or man, see Spiegl. with 216; in Aramaic חשיארש, CISII. i. 122 [B.C. 481]) king of Persia Ezra 4:6; Esther 1:1 (twice in verse); Esther 1:2, 9, 10 + 18 times Esther + Esther 10:1 Qr (Kt אחשׁרשׁ); אֲחַשְׁוֵרשׁ Esther 1:16; Esther 2:21; Esther 3:12; Esther 8:7, 10; also Daniel 9:1 where made father of 'Darius the Mede,' compare Meinh.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs




1:1; 1:2; 1:9; 1:10; 1:16; 2:21; 3:12; 8:7; 8:10; 10:1



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H325 matches the Hebrew אֲחַשְׁוֵרוֹשׁ ('ăḥašvērôš),
which occurs 32 times in 30 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:6 - Now in the reign of [fn]Ahasuerus H325, in the beginning of his reign, they wrote an accusation against the inhabitants of Judah and Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:1 - Now it happened in the days of Ahasuerus H325, the Ahasuerus H325 who reigned from India to [fn]Cush over 127 provinces,
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:2 - in those days as King Ahasuerus H325 sat on his royal throne which was at the citadel in Susa,
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:9 - Queen Vashti also held a banquet for the women in the [fn]palace which belonged to King Ahasuerus H325.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:10 - On the seventh day, when the heart of the king was cheerful with wine, he ordered Mehuman, Biztha, Harbona, Bigtha, Abagtha, Zethar, and Carkas, the seven eunuchs who served in the presence of King Ahasuerus H325,
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:15 - “According to law, what is to be done with Queen Vashti, since she did not [fn]obey the command of King Ahasuerus H325 [fn]delivered by the eunuchs?”
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:16 - And in the presence of the king and the other officials, Memucan said, “Queen Vashti has wronged not only the king but also all the officials and all the peoples who are in all the provinces of King Ahasuerus H325.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:17 - “For the queen’s conduct will [fn]become known to all the women so as to make their own husbands despicable in their sight, when they say, ‘King Ahasuerus H325 [fn]commanded that Queen Vashti be brought in to his presence, but she did not come.’
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:19 - “If it pleases the king, let a royal [fn]edict be issued by him and let it be written in the laws of Persia and Media so that it cannot [fn]be repealed, that Vashti may not come into the presence of King Ahasuerus H325, and let the king give her royal position to [fn]another who is more worthy than she.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:1 - After these things, when the anger of King Ahasuerus H325 had subsided, he remembered Vashti and what she had done, and what had been decided regarding her.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:12 - Now when the turn came for each young woman to go in to King Ahasuerus H325, after the end of her twelve months under the regulations for the women—for the days of their beauty treatment were completed as follows: six months with oil of myrrh and six months with balsam oil and the cosmetics for women
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:16 - So Esther was taken to King Ahasuerus H325 in his royal palace in the tenth month, which is the month Tebeth, in the seventh year of his reign.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:21 - In those days, while Mordecai was sitting at the king’s gate, Bigthan and Teresh, two of the king’s officials from those who guarded the door, became angry and sought to [fn]attack King Ahasuerus H325.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 3:1 - After these events King Ahasuerus H325 honored Haman, the son of Hammedatha the Agagite, and promoted him and [fn]established his authority over all the officials who were with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 3:6 - But he [fn]considered it beneath his dignity to [fn]kill Mordecai alone, for they had told him who the people of Mordecai were; so Haman sought to annihilate all the Jews, the people of Mordecai, who were found throughout the kingdom of Ahasuerus H325.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 3:7 - In the first month, which is the month Nisan, in the twelfth year of King Ahasuerus H325, [fn]Pur, that is the lot, was cast before Haman from day to day and from month to month, [fn]until the twelfth month, that is the month Adar.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 3:8 - Then Haman said to King Ahasuerus H325, “There is a certain people scattered and dispersed among the peoples in all the provinces of your kingdom; their laws are different from those of all other people and they do not [fn]comply with the king’s laws, so it is not in the king’s interest to let them remain.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 3:12 - Then the king’s scribes were summoned on the thirteenth day of the first month, and it was written just as Haman commanded to the king’s satraps, to the governors who were over each province and to the officials of each people, each province according to its script, each people according to its language, being written in the name of King Ahasuerus H325 and sealed with the king’s signet ring.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 6:2 - And it was found written what Mordecai had reported about Bigthana and Teresh, two of the king’s eunuchs who were doorkeepers, that they had sought to [fn]attack King Ahasuerus H325.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 7:5 - Then King Ahasuerus H325 [fn]asked Queen Esther, “Who is he, and where is he, [fn]who would presume to do such a thing?
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 8:1 - On that day King Ahasuerus H325 gave the house of Haman, the enemy of the Jews, to Queen Esther; and Mordecai came before the king, because Esther had disclosed what he was to her.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 8:7 - So King Ahasuerus H325 said to Queen Esther and to Mordecai the Jew, “Behold, I have given the house of Haman to Esther, and they have hanged him on the wooden gallows because he had reached out with his hand against the Jews.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 8:10 - He wrote in the name of King Ahasuerus H325, and sealed it with the king’s signet ring, and sent letters by couriers on horses, riding on royal relay horses, offspring of racing mares.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 8:12 - on one day in all the provinces of King Ahasuerus H325, on the thirteenth day of the twelfth month (that is, the month Adar).
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:2 - The Jews assembled in their cities throughout the provinces of King Ahasuerus H325 to [fn]attack those who sought [fn]to harm them; and no one could stand against them, because the dread of them had fallen on all the peoples.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:20 - Then Mordecai recorded these events, and he sent letters to all the Jews who were in all the provinces of King Ahasuerus H325, both near and far,
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:30 - He sent letters to all the Jews, to the 127 provinces of the kingdom of Ahasuerus H325, namely, words of peace and truth,
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 10:1 - Now King Ahasuerus H325 imposed a tax on the land and the coastlands of the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 10:3 - For Mordecai the Jew was second only to King Ahasuerus H325, and great among the Jews and in favor with his many kinsmen, one who sought the good of his people and one who spoke for the welfare of his entire [fn]nation.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 9:1 - In the first year of Darius the son of Ahasuerus H325, of Median descent, who was made king over the kingdom of the Chaldeans

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