Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 archives, where the treasures were laid up in Babylon. 2 There was found at Achmetha, in the palace that is in the province of Media, a scroll, and therein was thus written for a record:


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 your fathers: so you shall find in the book of the records, and know that this city is a rebellious city, and hurtful to kings and provinces, and that they have moved sedition within the same of old time; for which cause was this city laid waste.

Ezra 4:19

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

Job 29:16

I was a father to the needy. The cause of him who I didn't know, I searched out.

Psalm 40:7

Then I said, "Behold, I have come. It is written about me in the book in the scroll.

Proverbs 25:2

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

Jeremiah 36:2-4

Take a scroll of a book, and write therein all the words that I have spoken to you against Israel, and against Judah, and against all the nations, from the day I spoke to you, from the days of Josiah, even to this day.

Jeremiah 36:20-23

They went in to the king into the court; but they had laid up the scroll in the room of Elishama the scribe; and they told all the words in the ears of the king.

Jeremiah 36:29

Concerning Jehoiakim king of Judah you shall say, Thus says Yahweh: You have burned this scroll, saying, Why have you written therein, saying, The king of Babylon shall certainly come and destroy this land, and shall cause to cease from there man and animal?

Jeremiah 36:32

Then took Jeremiah another scroll, 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 to them many like words.

Ezekiel 2:9

When I looked, behold, a hand was put forth to me; and, behold, a scroll of a book was therein;

Ezekiel 3:1

He said to me, Son of man, eat that which 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 outside, sealed shut with seven seals.

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