Parallel Verses

Amplified

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

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.

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 a search was conducted in Babylon in the archives where the treasures [and records] were stored. 2 In Ecbatana in the fortress (palace) in the province of Media, a scroll was found on which this was recorded: “Memorandum—


Cross References

Ezra 5:17

So now, if it pleases the king, let a search be conducted in the king’s treasure house [in the royal archives] there in Babylon to see if it is true that a decree was issued by King Cyrus to rebuild this house of God at Jerusalem; and let the king send us his decision concerning this matter.”

Ezra 4:15

in order that a search may be made in the record books of your fathers. And you will discover in the record books and learn that this is a rebellious city, damaging to kings and provinces, and that in the past they have incited rebellion within it. That is why that city was laid waste (destroyed).

Ezra 4:19

I have issued a command and a search has been made, and it has been discovered that this city [Jerusalem] in earlier times has revolted against the kings, and that rebellion and sedition have been perpetrated in it.

Job 29:16


“I was a father to the needy;
I investigated the case I did not know [and assured justice].

Psalm 40:7


Then I said, “Behold, I come [to the throne];
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 [of parchment] and write on it all the words which I have spoken to you concerning Israel and Judah, and all the nations, from the day I [first] spoke to you in the days of [King] Josiah until this day.

Jeremiah 36:20-23

Then they went into the court to the king, but they [first] put the scroll in the chamber of Elishama the scribe; then 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 cut off man and beast from it?’”

Jeremiah 36:32

Then Jeremiah took another scroll and gave it to Baruch the scribe, the son of Neriah, who wrote on it at the dictation of Jeremiah all the words of the scroll 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 I saw a hand stretched out toward me; and behold, a scroll of a book was in it.

Ezekiel 3:1

He said to me, “Son of man, eat what you find [in this book]; eat this scroll, then go, speak to the house of Israel.”

Revelation 5:1

I saw in the right hand of Him who was seated on the throne a scroll written on the inside and on the back, closed and sealed with seven seals.

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