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Lexicon :: Strong's H6539 - pāras

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פָּרַס
Transliteration
pāras
Pronunciation
paw-ras'
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Part of Speech
proper noun with reference to territory and people
Root Word (Etymology)
Of foreign origin
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1820

Strong’s Definitions

פָּרַס Pâraç, paw-ras'; of foreign origin; Paras (i.e. Persia), an Eastern country, including its inhabitants:—Persia, Persians.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 28x

The KJV translates Strong's H6539 in the following manner: Persia (27x), Persian (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 28x
The KJV translates Strong's H6539 in the following manner: Persia (27x), Persian (1x).
  1. Persia = "pure" or "splendid"

    1. the empire Persia; encompassed the territory from India on the east to Egypt and Thrace on the west, and included, besides portions of Europe and Africa, the whole of western Asia between the Black Sea, the Caucasus, the Caspian and the Jaxartes on the north, the Arabian desert, the Persian Gulf and the Indian Ocean on the south

      1. Persia proper was bounded on the west by Susiana or Elam, on the north by Media, on the south by the Persian Gulf and on the east by Carmania Persian = see Persia "pure" or "splendid"

    2. the people of the Persian empire

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
פָּרַס Pâraç, paw-ras'; of foreign origin; Paras (i.e. Persia), an Eastern country, including its inhabitants:—Persia, Persians.
STRONGS H6539:
פָּרַס28 proper name, of a territory Persia, περσῶν (genitive), Daniel 11:2 τῇ Περσίδι (Greek Version of the LXX and Θ), 2 Chronicles 36:20 Μήδων (Old Persian Pârsa, Persian, Persia, SpiegAPK 231, New Persian bdb082801, bdb082802; Arabic bdb082803; — פ׳ 2 Chronicles 36:22 +, פָּרָ֑ס 2 Chronicles 36:20 +; — in late literature, 2 Chronicles 36:20, 2 Chronicles 36:22, 22, 23 = Ezra 1:1 (twice in verse); Ezra 1:2; Daniel 10:1 + 11 times Ezra Daniel + (with מָדַי) Esther 1:3, 14, 18, 19; Esther 10:2; Daniel 8:20; פ׳ Ezekiel 27:10; Ezekiel 38:5 is doubted by Toy (who, Ezekiel 27:10, reads כּוּשׁ, after Gr), but Krae defends.

See related Aramaic BDB entry H6540.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

2 Chronicles

36:20; 36:20; 36:20; 36:22; 36:22; 36:22; 36:23

Ezra

1:1; 1:2

Esther

1:3; 1:14; 1:18; 1:19; 10:2

Ezekiel

27:10; 27:10; 38:5

Daniel

8:20; 10:1; 11:2

H6539

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6539 matches the Hebrew פָּרַס (pāras),
which occurs 28 times in 24 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 36:20 - He took into exile those who had escaped from the sword to Babylon; and they were servants to him and to his sons until the rule of the kingdom of Persia H6539,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 36:22 - Now in the first year of Cyrus king of Persia H6539—in order to fulfill the word of the LORD by the mouth of Jeremiah—the LORD stirred up the spirit of Cyrus king of Persia H6539 so that he sent a proclamation throughout his kingdom, and also put it in writing, saying,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 36:23 - “This is what Cyrus king of Persia H6539 says: ‘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; [fn]go up then!’”
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 1:1 - Now in the first year of Cyrus king of Persia H6539, in order to fulfill the word of the LORD by the mouth of Jeremiah, the LORD stirred up the spirit of Cyrus king of Persia H6539, so that he sent a proclamation throughout his kingdom, and also put it in writing, saying:
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 1:2 - “This is what Cyrus king of Persia H6539 says: ‘The LORD, the God of heaven, has given me all the kingdoms of the earth, and He has appointed me to rebuild for Him a house in Jerusalem, which is in Judah.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 1:8 - and Cyrus, king of Persia H6539, had them brought out by the hand of Mithredath the treasurer, and he counted them out to Sheshbazzar, the leader 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 the Tyrians to bring cedar wood from Lebanon to the sea at Joppa, according to the permission they had [fn]from Cyrus king of Persia H6539.
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 for the LORD God of Israel, just as King Cyrus, the king of Persia H6539, has commanded us.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:5 - and bribed advisers against them to frustrate their advice all the days of Cyrus king of Persia H6539, even until the reign of Darius king of Persia H6539.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:7 - And in the days of [fn]Artaxerxes, Bishlam, Mithredath, Tabeel, and the rest of his colleagues wrote to Artaxerxes king of Persia H6539; and the [fn]text of the letter was written in Aramaic and translated from Aramaic.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:1 - Now after these things, in the reign of Artaxerxes king of Persia H6539, Ezra went up to Jerusalem; Ezra was the son of Seraiah, son of Azariah, son of Hilkiah,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 9:9 - “For we are slaves; yet in our bondage our God has not abandoned us, but has extended favor to us in the sight of the kings of Persia H6539, to give us reviving to erect the house of our God, to restore its ruins, and to give us a wall in Judah and Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:3 - in the third year of his reign he held a banquet for all his officials and attendants, the army officers of Persia H6539 and Media, the nobles and the officials of his provinces, in his presence.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:14 - and were close to him, namely, Carshena, Shethar, Admatha, Tarshish, Meres, Marsena, and Memucan, the seven officials of Persia H6539 and Media who [fn]had access to the king’s presence and sat in the first place in the kingdom
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:18 - “And this day the wives of the officials of Persia H6539 and Media who have heard about the queen’s conduct will talk about it to all the king’s officials, and there will be plenty of contempt and anger.
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 H6539 and Media so that it cannot [fn]be repealed, that Vashti may not come into the presence of King Ahasuerus, and let the king give her royal position to [fn]another who is more worthy than she.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 10:2 - And every accomplishment of his authority and power, and the full account of the greatness of Mordecai with which the king honored him, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Media and Persia H6539?
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:10 - “Persia H6539, Lud, and Put were in your army, your men of war. They hung up shield and helmet on you; they presented your splendor.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 38:5 - Persia H6539, [fn]Cush, and Put with them, all of them with buckler and helmet;
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 8:20 - “The ram which you saw with the two horns represents the kings of Media and Persia H6539.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 10:1 - In the third year of Cyrus king of Persia H6539, a [fn]message was revealed to Daniel, who was named Belteshazzar; and the [fn]message was true and it concerned great [fn]conflict, but he understood the [fn]message and had an understanding of the vision.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 10:13 - “But the prince of the kingdom of Persia H6539 was standing [fn]in my way for twenty-one days; then behold, Michael, one of the chief princes, came to help me, for I had been left there with the kings of Persia H6539.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 10:20 - Then he said, “Do you [fn]understand why I came to you? But I shall now return to fight against the prince of Persia H6539; so I am leaving, and behold, the prince of [fn]Greece is about to come.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 11:2 - “And now I will tell you the truth. Behold, three more kings are going to arise [fn]in Persia H6539. Then a fourth will gain far more riches than all of them; as soon as he becomes strong through his riches, [fn]he will stir up the entire empire against the realm of [fn]Greece.

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