Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then King Darius issued a decree, and search was made in the archives, where the treasures were stored in Babylon.

King James Version

Then Darius the king made a decree, and search was made in the house of the rolls, where the treasures were laid up in Babylon.

Holman Bible

King Darius gave the order, and they searched in the library of Babylon in the archives.

International Standard Version

Then King Darius issued an order to search the Hall of Records where the Babylonian archives were stored.

A Conservative Version

Then Darius the king made a decree, and search was made in the house of the archives where the treasures were laid up in Babylon.

American Standard Version

Then Darius the king made a decree, and search was made in the house of the archives, where the treasures were laid up in Babylon.

Amplified

Then King Darius issued a decree, and a search was conducted in Babylon in the archives where the treasures [and records] were stored.

Bible in Basic English

Then Darius the king gave an order and a search was made in the house of the records, where the things of value were stored up in Babylon.

Darby Translation

Then king Darius gave orders, and search was made in the house of the rolls, where the treasures were laid up in Babylon.

Julia Smith Translation

At that time Darius the king set up a decree, and they searched in the house of books, the treasures being deposited there in Babel.

King James 2000

Then Darius the king made a decree, and search was made in the house of the scrolls, where the treasures were laid up in Babylon.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then King Darius issued forth a decree, and they searched the house of the treasury of scrolls being stored in Babylonia.

Modern King James verseion

Then Darius the king made a decree, and search was made in the house of the scrolls, where the treasures were laid up in Babylon.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then commanded king Darius, that search should be made in the library of the king's treasure house which lay at Babylon.

NET Bible

So Darius the king issued orders, and they searched in the archives of the treasury which were deposited there in Babylon.

New Heart English Bible

Then Darius the king made a decree, and search was made in the house of the archives, where the treasures were laid up in Babylon.

The Emphasized Bible

Then, Darius the king, issued an edict, - and they made search in the house of the books, where the treasures were laid up in Babylon.

Webster

Then Darius the king made a decree, and search was made in the house of the rolls, where the treasures were laid up in Babylon.

World English Bible

Then Darius the king made a decree, and search was made in the house of the archives, where the treasures were laid up in Babylon.

Youngs Literal Translation

Then Darius the king made a decree, and they sought in the house of the books of the treasuries placed there in Babylon,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אדין 
'edayin (Aramaic) 
Usage: 57

דּריושׁ 
Dar@yavesh (Aramaic) 
Usage: 15

the king
מלך 
melek (Aramaic) 
Usage: 180

שׂוּם 
 
Usage: 26

a decree
טעם 
T@`em (Aramaic) 
Usage: 25

and search
בּקר 
B@qar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 5

was made in the house
בּית 
Bayith (Aramaic) 
Usage: 44

of the rolls
ספר 
C@phar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 5

תּם 
Tam (Aramaic) 
Usage: 4

the treasures
גּנז 
G@naz (Aramaic) 
Usage: 3

were laid up
נחת 
N@chath (Aramaic) 
Usage: 6

References

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Context Readings

Darius' Search For The Decree

1 Then King Darius issued a decree, and search was made in the archives, where the treasures were stored in Babylon. 2 In Ecbatana in the fortress, which is in the province of Media, a scroll was found and there was written in it as follows: “Memorandum—


Cross References

Ezra 5:17

“Now if it pleases the king, let a search be conducted in the king’s treasure house, which is there in Babylon, if it be that a decree was issued by King Cyrus to rebuild this house of God at Jerusalem; and let the king send to us his decision concerning this matter.”

Ezra 4:15

so that a search may be made in the record books of your fathers. And you will discover in the record books and learn that that city is a rebellious city and damaging to kings and provinces, and that they have incited revolt within it in past days; therefore that city was laid waste.

Ezra 4:19

A decree has been issued by me, and a search has been made and it has been discovered that that city has risen up against the kings in past days, that rebellion and revolt have been perpetrated in it,

Job 29:16

“I was a father to the needy,
And I investigated the case which I did not know.

Psalm 40:7

Then I said, “Behold, I come;
In the scroll of the book it is written of me.

Proverbs 25:2

It is the glory of God to conceal a matter,
But the glory of kings is to search out a matter.

Jeremiah 36:2-4

“Take a scroll and write on it all the words which I have spoken to you concerning Israel and concerning Judah, and concerning all the nations, from the day I first spoke to you, from the days of Josiah, even to this day.

Jeremiah 36:20-23

So they went to the king in the court, but they had deposited the scroll in the chamber of Elishama the scribe, and they reported all the words to the king.

Jeremiah 36:29

And concerning Jehoiakim king of Judah you shall say, ‘Thus says the Lord, “You have burned this scroll, saying, ‘Why have you written on it that the king of Babylon will certainly come and destroy this land, and will make man and beast to cease from it?’”

Jeremiah 36:32

Then Jeremiah took another scroll and gave it to Baruch the son of Neriah, the scribe, and he wrote on it at the dictation of Jeremiah all the words of the book which Jehoiakim king of Judah had burned in the fire; and many similar words were added to them.

Ezekiel 2:9

Then I looked, and behold, a hand was extended to me; and lo, a scroll was in it.

Ezekiel 3:1

Then He said to me, “Son of man, eat what you find; eat this scroll, and go, speak to the house of Israel.”

Revelation 5:1

I saw in the right hand of Him who sat on the throne a book written inside and on the back, sealed up with seven seals.

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