Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

In the first year of Darius the son of Ahasuerus, of the seed of the Medes, who was made king over the realm of the Chaldeans,

New American Standard Bible

In the first year of Darius the son of Ahasuerus, of Median descent, who was made king over the kingdom of the Chaldeans—

King James Version

In the first year of Darius the son of Ahasuerus, of the seed of the Medes, which was made king over the realm of the Chaldeans;

Holman Bible

In the first year of Darius, the son of Ahasuerus, a Mede by birth, who was ruler over the kingdom of the Chaldeans:

International Standard Version

"In the first year of the reign of Darius son of Ahasuerus, a descendant of the Medes, who was made king over the kingdom of the Chaldeans

A Conservative Version

In the first year of Darius the son of Ahasuerus, of the seed of the Medes, who was made king over the realm of the Chaldeans,

Amplified

In the first year of Darius the son of Ahasuerus, of Median descent, who was made king over the realm of the Chaldeans—

Bible in Basic English

In the first year of Darius, the son of Ahasuerus, of the seed of the Medes, who was made king over the kingdom of the Chaldaeans;

Darby Translation

In the first year of Darius the son of Ahasuerus, of the seed of the Medes, who was made king over the realm of the Chaldeans,

Julia Smith Translation

In one year to Darius son of Ahasuerus, from the seed of Media who reigned over the kingdom of the Chaldeans.

King James 2000

In the first year of Darius the son of Ahasuerus, of the descendants of the Medes, who was made king over the realm of the Chaldeans;

Lexham Expanded Bible

In [the] first year [of] Darius, [the] son of Ahasuerus, from [the] offspring of [the] Medes, who became king over [the] kingdom of [the] Chaldeans--

Modern King James verseion

In the first year of Darius the son of Ahasuerus, of the seed of the Medes, who was made king over the realm of the Chaldeans,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

In the first year of Darius the son of Ahasuerus, which was of the seed of the Medes, and was made king over the realm of the Chaldeans:

NET Bible

In the first year of Darius son of Ahasuerus, who was of Median descent and who had been appointed king over the Babylonian empire --

New Heart English Bible

In the first year of Darius the son of Ahasuerus, of Median descent, who was made king over the realm of the Chaldeans?

The Emphasized Bible

In the first year of Darius son of Ahasuerus, of the seed of the Medes, - who was made king over the kingdom of the Chaldeans:

Webster

In the first year of Darius the son of Ahasuerus, of the seed of the Medes, who was made king over the realm of the Chaldeans;

World English Bible

In the first year of Darius the son of Ahasuerus, of the seed of the Medes, who was made king over the realm of the Chaldeans,

Youngs Literal Translation

In the first year of Darius, son of Ahasuerus, of the seed of the Medes, who hath been made king over the kingdom of the Chaldeans,

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Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
In the first
אחד 
'echad 
Usage: 432

שׁנה שׁנה 
Shaneh (in pl. only), 
year, not translated, yearly, yearly + , year , live , old ,
Usage: 811

of Darius
דּריושׁ 
Dar`yavesh 
Usage: 10

אחשׁרשׁ אחשׁורושׁ 
'Achashverowsh 
Usage: 31

of the seed
זרע 
Zera` 
Usage: 229

of the Medes
מדי 
Maday 
Usage: 16

מלך 
Malak 
Usage: 350

over the realm
מלכיּה מלכת מלכוּת 
Malkuwth 
Usage: 91

Context Readings

Daniel's Prayer For His People

1 In the first year of Darius the son of Ahasuerus, of the seed of the Medes, who was made king over the realm of the Chaldeans, 2 in the first year of his reign I, Daniel, understood by the books the number of the years whereof the word of Jehovah came to Jeremiah the prophet, for the accomplishing of the desolations of Jerusalem, even seventy years.


Cross References

Daniel 11:1

And as for me, in the first year of Darius the Mede, I stood up to confirm and strengthen him.

Daniel 1:21

And Daniel continued even unto the first year of king Cyrus.

Daniel 5:31-1

And Darius the Mede received the kingdom, being about threescore and two years old.

Daniel 6:28

So this Daniel prospered in the reign of Darius, and in the reign of Cyrus the Persian.

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