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Lexicon :: Strong's H6540 - 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)
Corresponding to פָּרַס (H6539)
Strong’s Definitions

פָּרַס Pâraç, paw-ras'; (Aramaic) corresponding to H6539:—Persia, Persians.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's H6540 in the following manner: Persians (4x), Persia (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's H6540 in the following manner: Persians (4x), Persia (2x).
  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'; (Aramaic) corresponding to H6539:—Persia, Persians.
STRONGS H6540:

Biblical Aramaic

פָּרַס proper name, of a territory and people Persia (as kingdom), Persians (see Biblical Hebrew H6539 id.); — פ׳ Daniel 6:9; Daniel 6:13; Daniel 6:16; פָּרָ֑ס Daniel 5:28; Ezra 4:24; Ezra 6:14.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Ezra

4:24; 6:14

Daniel

5:28; 6:9; 6:13; 6:16

H6540

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6540 matches the Hebrew פָּרַס (pāras),
which occurs 6 times in 6 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:24 - Then ceased the work of the house of God which is at Jerusalem. So it ceased unto the second year of the reign of Darius king of Persia. H6540
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:14 - And the elders of the Jews builded, and they prospered through the prophesying of Haggai the prophet and Zechariah the son of Iddo. And they builded, and finished it, according to the commandment of the God of Israel, and according to the commandment of Cyrus, and Darius, and Artaxerxes king of Persia. H6540
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:28 - PERES; Thy kingdom is divided, and given to the Medes and Persians. H6540
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:8 - Now, O king, establish the decree, and sign the writing, that it be not changed, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, H6540 which altereth not.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:12 - Then they came near, and spake before the king concerning the king's decree; Hast thou not signed a decree, that every man that shall ask a petition of any God or man within thirty days, save of thee, O king, shall be cast into the den of lions? The king answered and said, The thing is true, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, H6540 which altereth not.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:15 - Then these men assembled unto the king, and said unto the king, Know, O king, that the law of the Medes and Persians H6540 is, That no decree nor statute which the king establisheth may be changed.

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