Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

So at Ecbatana, in a castle that lieth in the land of the Medes, there was found a book, and in it was there an act written after this manner:

New American Standard Bible

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—

King James Version

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:

Holman Bible

But it was in the fortress of Ecbatana in the province of Media that a scroll was found with this record written on it:

International Standard Version

The following was found written on a scroll in Ecbatana at the summer palace of the province of Media:

A Conservative Version

And there was found at Achmetha, in the palace that is in the province of Media, a roll, and in it was thus written for a record:

American Standard Version

And there was found at Achmetha, in the palace that is in the province of Media, a roll, and therein was thus written for a record:

Amplified

In Ecbatana in the fortress (palace) in the province of Media, a scroll was found on which this was recorded: “Memorandum—

Bible in Basic English

And at Achmetha, in the great house of the king in the land of Media, they came across a roll, in which this statement was put on record:

Darby Translation

And there was found at Achmetha in the fortress that is in the province of Media a roll, and therein was a record thus written:

Julia Smith Translation

And there was found in Achmetha in the fortress that in the Median province, one roll, and thus a record was written in its midst

King James 2000

And there was found at Ecbatana, in the palace that is in the province of the Medes, a scroll, and in it was a record thus written:

Lexham Expanded Bible

But it was in Ecbatana in the province of Media, in the citadel, that a certain scroll had written on it, "A record.

Modern King James verseion

And there was found at Achmetha, in the palace that was in the province of the Medes, a scroll. And in it was a record written thus:

NET Bible

A scroll was found in the citadel of Ecbatana which is in the province of Media, and it was inscribed as follows: "Memorandum:

New Heart English Bible

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:

The Emphasized Bible

And there was found in Achmetha, in the fortress which is in the province of Media, a roll, - and, thus, was it written therein, as a record: -

Webster

And there was found at Achmetha, in the palace that is in the province of the Medes, a roll, and in it was a record thus written:

World English Bible

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:

Youngs Literal Translation

and there hath been found at Achmetha, in a palace that is in the province of Media, a roll, and a record thus written within it is:

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁכח 
Sh@kach (Aramaic) 
Usage: 18

אחמתא 
'Achm@tha' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

in the palace
בּירא 
Biyra' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

that is in the province
מדינה 
M@diynah (Aramaic) 
Usage: 11

of the Medes
מדי 
Maday (Aramaic) 
Usage: 5

a
חד 
Chad (Aramaic) 
Usage: 14

מגלּה 
M@gillah (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

and therein
גּו 
Gav (Aramaic) 
Usage: 13

דּכרן דּכרון 
Dikrown (Aramaic) 
Usage: 3

כּן 
Ken (Aramaic) 
Usage: 8

Context Readings

Darius' Search For The Decree

1 Then commanded king Darius, that search should be made in the library of the king's treasure house which lay at Babylon. 2 So at Ecbatana, in a castle that lieth in the land of the Medes, there was found a book, and in it was there an act written after this manner: 3 "In the first year of king Cyrus, commanded the same king Cyrus to build the house of God at Jerusalem, in the place where the sacrifice is made, and to lay the foundation to bear threescore cubits height, threescore cubits breadth,


Cross References

2 Kings 17:6

And in the ninth year of Hoshea, the king of Assyria took Samaria and carried Israel away unto Assyria and put them in Halah, in Habor on the river of Gozan, and in the cities of the Medes.

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