the Week of Proper 19 / Ordinary 24
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #1867 - דָּרְיָוֶשׁ
Darius = “lord”
1) Darius the Mede, the son of Ahasuerus, king of the Chaldeans, who succeeded to the Babylonian kingdom on the death of Belshazzar; probably the same as “Astyages” the last king of the Medes (538 BC)
2) Darius, the son of Hystaspes, the founder of the Perso-Arian dynasty
3) Darius II or Darius III
3a) Darius II, Nothus (Ochus) was king of Persia during the time of Nehemiah (424/3-405/4 BC). Darius II is the most probable because he is mentioned by Nehemiah and ruled during the time of Nehemiah
3b) Darius III, Codomannus was king of Persia during its last years at the time of Alexander the Great and was his opponent
1 Darius Hystaspis, 522-485 Ezra 4:5; Haggai 1:1,15; Haggai 2:10; Zechariah 1:1,7; Zechariah 7:1.
2 Darius Codomannus, 336-332Nehemiah 12:22.
3 'Darius the Mede,' Daniel 9:1; Daniel 11:1, compare Bev Dan. p. 19.
דָּֽרְיָ֫וֶשׁ15 proper name, masculine (Biblical Hebrew id.; Egyptian Aramaic דריוהוש RŠS361 S-C H 1+); —
1 Darius Hystaspis Ezra 4:24 8t. Ezra.
2 'Darius the Mede' Daniel 6:1; Daniel 6:2; Daniel 6:7; Daniel 6:10; Daniel 6:26; Daniel 6:29.
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org.
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