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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 work on the house of God in Jerusalem ceased, and it was stopped until the second year of the reign of Darius king of Persia. H6540
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:14 - And the elders of the Jews [fn]were successful in building through the prophesying of Haggai the prophet and Zechariah the son of Iddo. And [fn]they finished building according to the command of the God of Israel and the decree of Cyrus, Darius, and Artaxerxes king of Persia. H6540
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:28 - “ ‘PERES’—your kingdom has been divided and given over to the Medes and [fn]Persians.” H6540
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:8 - “Now, O king, establish the injunction and sign the document so that it may not be changed, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, H6540 which [fn]may not be revoked.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:12 - Then they approached and spoke before the king about the king’s injunction, “Did you not sign an injunction that any man who makes a petition to any god or man besides you, O king, for thirty days, is to be cast into the lions’ den?” The king replied, “The statement is true, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, H6540 which [fn]may not be revoked.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:15 - Then these men came [fn]by agreement to the king and said to the king, “Recognize, O king, that it is a law of the Medes and Persians H6540 that no injunction or statute which the king establishes may be changed.”

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