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Lexicon :: Strong's H3566 - kôreš

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כּוֹרֶשׁ
Transliteration
kôreš
Pronunciation
ko'-resh
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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From the Persians
Strong’s Definitions

כּוֹרֶשׁ Kôwresh, ko'-resh; or (Ezra 1:1-2 (last time)) כֹּרֶשׁ Kôresh; from the Persian; Koresh (or Cyrus), the Persian king:—Cyrus.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x

The KJV translates Strong's H3566 in the following manner: Cyrus (15x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x
The KJV translates Strong's H3566 in the following manner: Cyrus (15x).
  1. Cyrus = "possess thou the furnace"

    1. the king of Persia and conqueror of Babylon; first ruler of Persia to make a decree allowing the Israelite exiles to return to Jerusalem

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
כּוֹרֶשׁ Kôwresh, ko'-resh; or (Ezra 1:1-2 (last time)) כֹּרֶשׁ Kôresh; from the Persian; Koresh (or Cyrus), the Persian king:—Cyrus.
STRONGS H3566:
כּ֫וֺרֶשׁ and (Ezra 1:1, Ezra 1:2) כֹּ֫רֶשׁ proper name, masculine Cyrus (Persian K'ur'u(š), SpiegAPK 215; Babylonian Kuraš COT on Ezra 1:1, Dl in BaerDn. p. x) — king of (Anzan = Susiana, TieleBab.-Assyr. Geschichte. 469, and) Persia, conqueror of Babylon (Tieleib. 468 ff.), restorer of Jews to Palestine Isaiah 44:28; Isaiah 45:1; Ezra 1:7; called מֶלֶךְ פָּרַס 2 Chronicles 36:22 (twice in verse); 2 Chronicles 36:23; Ezra 1:1 (twice in verse); Ezra 1:2, also Ezra 1:8; Ezra 4:3, Ezra 4:5; Daniel 10:1; simply הֵמֶּלֶךְ Daniel 1:21.

See related Aramaic Strongs entry H3567.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

2 Chronicles

36:22; 36:23

Ezra

1:1; 1:1; 1:1; 1:2; 1:2; 1:7; 1:8; 4:3; 4:5

Isaiah

44:28; 45:1

Daniel

1:21; 10:1

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3566 matches the Hebrew כּוֹרֶשׁ (kôreš),
which occurs 15 times in 13 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 36:22 - Now in the first year of Cyrus H3566 king of Persia—in order to fulfill the word of the LORD by the mouth of Jeremiah—the LORD stirred up the spirit of Cyrus H3566 king of Persia, so that he sent a proclamation throughout his kingdom, and also put it in writing, saying,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 36:23 - “Thus says Cyrus H3566 king of Persia, ‘The LORD, the God of heaven, has given me all the kingdoms of the earth, and He has appointed me to build Him a house in Jerusalem, which is in Judah. Whoever there is among you of all His people, may the LORD his God be with him, and let him go up!’”
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 1:1 - Now in the first year of Cyrus H3566 king of Persia, in order to fulfill the word of the LORD by the mouth of Jeremiah, the LORD stirred up the spirit of Cyrus H3566 king of Persia, so that he sent a proclamation throughout all his kingdom, and also put it in writing, saying:
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 1:2 - “Thus says Cyrus H3566 king of Persia, ‘The LORD, the God of heaven, has given me all the kingdoms of the earth and He has appointed me to build Him a house in Jerusalem, which is in Judah.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 1:7 - Also King Cyrus H3566 brought out the articles of the house of the LORD, which Nebuchadnezzar had carried away from Jerusalem and put in the house of his gods;
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 1:8 - and Cyrus, H3566 king of Persia, had them brought out by the hand of Mithredath the treasurer, and he counted them out to Sheshbazzar, the prince of Judah.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 3:7 - Then they gave money to the masons and carpenters, and food, drink and oil to the Sidonians and to the Tyrians, to bring cedar wood from Lebanon to the sea at Joppa, according to the permission they had [fn]from Cyrus H3566 king of Persia.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:3 - But Zerubbabel and Jeshua and the rest of the heads of fathers’ households of Israel said to them, “You have nothing in common with us in building a house to our God; but we ourselves will together build to the LORD God of Israel, as King Cyrus, H3566 the king of Persia has commanded us.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:5 - and hired counselors against them to frustrate their counsel all the days of Cyrus H3566 king of Persia, even until the reign of Darius king of Persia.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 44:28 - It is I who says of Cyrus, H3566He is My shepherd!
And he will perform all My desire.’
And [fn]he declares of Jerusalem, ‘She will be built,’
And of the temple,[fn]Your foundation will be laid.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 45:1 - Thus says the LORD to Cyrus H3566 His anointed,
Whom I have taken by the right hand,
To subdue nations before him
And [fn]to loose the loins of kings;
To open doors before him so that gates will not be shut:
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 1:21 - And Daniel [fn]continued until the first year of Cyrus H3566 the king.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 10:1 - In the third year of Cyrus H3566 king of Persia a [fn]message was revealed to Daniel, who was named Belteshazzar; and the [fn]message was true and one of great [fn]conflict, but he understood the [fn]message and had an understanding of the vision.

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