Parallel Verses

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.

New American Standard Bible

Then King Darius issued a decree, and search was made in the archives, where the treasures were stored 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 Darius the king made a decree, and search was made in the house of the rolls, where the treasures were laid up in Babylon. 2 And there was found at Achmetha, in the palace that is in the province of the Medes, a roll, and therein was a record thus written:


Cross References

Ezra 5:17

Now therefore, if it seem good to the king, let there be search made in the king's treasure house, which is there at Babylon, whether it be so, that a decree was made of Cyrus the king to build this house of God at Jerusalem, and let the king send his pleasure to us concerning this matter.

Ezra 4:15

That search may be made in the book of the records of thy fathers: so shalt thou find in the book of the records, and know that this city is a rebellious city, and hurtful unto kings and provinces, and that they have moved sedition within the same of old time: for which cause was this city destroyed.

Ezra 4:19

And I commanded, and search hath been made, and it is found that this city of old time hath made insurrection against kings, and that rebellion and sedition have been made therein.

Job 29:16

I was a father to the poor: and the cause which I knew not I searched out.

Psalm 40:7

Then said I, Lo, I come: in the volume of the book it is written of me,

Proverbs 25:2

It is the glory of God to conceal a thing: but the honour of kings is to search out a matter.

Jeremiah 36:2-4

Take thee a roll of a book, and write therein all the words that I have spoken unto thee against Israel, and against Judah, and against all the nations, from the day I spake unto thee, from the days of Josiah, even unto this day.

Jeremiah 36:20-23

And they went in to the king into the court, but they laid up the roll in the chamber of Elishama the scribe, and told all the words in the ears of the king.

Jeremiah 36:29

And thou shalt say to Jehoiakim king of Judah, Thus saith the LORD; Thou hast burned this roll, saying, Why hast thou written therein, saying, The king of Babylon shall certainly come and destroy this land, and shall cause to cease from thence man and beast?

Jeremiah 36:32

Then took Jeremiah another roll, and gave it to Baruch the scribe, the son of Neriah; who wrote therein from the mouth of Jeremiah all the words of the book which Jehoiakim king of Judah had burned in the fire: and there were added besides unto them many like words.

Ezekiel 2:9

And when I looked, behold, an hand was sent unto me; and, lo, a roll of a book was therein;

Ezekiel 3:1

Moreover he said unto me, Son of man, eat that thou findest; eat this roll, and go speak unto the house of Israel.

Revelation 5:1

And I saw in the right hand of him that sat on the throne a book written within and on the backside, sealed with seven seals.

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