Daniel 9:1
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New International Version
In the first year of Darius son of Xerxes (a Mede by descent), who was made ruler over the Babylonian kingdom--

New Living Translation
It was the first year of the reign of Darius the Mede, the son of Ahasuerus, who became king of the Babylonians.

English Standard Version
In the first year of Darius the son of Ahasuerus, by descent a Mede, who was made king over the realm of the Chaldeans—

New American Standard Bible
In the first year of Darius the son of Ahasuerus, of Median descent, who was made king over the kingdom of the Chaldeans--

King James Bible
In the first year of Darius the son of Ahasuerus, of the seed of the Medes, which was made king over the realm of the Chaldeans;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
In the first year of Darius, the son of Ahasuerus, a Mede by birth, who was ruler over the kingdom of the Chaldeans:

International Standard Version
"In the first year of the reign of Darius son of Ahasuerus, a descendant of the Medes, who was made king over the kingdom of the Chaldeans —

NET Bible
In the first year of Darius son of Ahasuerus, who was of Median descent and who had been appointed king over the Babylonian empire--

New Heart English Bible
In the first year of Darius the son of Ahasuerus, of Median descent, who was made king over the realm of the Chaldeans´┐Ż

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Xerxes' son Darius, who was a Mede by birth, was made ruler of the kingdom of Babylon.

JPS Tanakh 1917
In the first year of Darius the son of Ahasuerus, of the seed of the Medes, who was made king over the realm of the Chaldeans;

New American Standard 1977
In the first year of Darius the son of Ahasuerus, of Median descent, who was made king over the kingdom of the Chaldeans—

Jubilee Bible 2000
In the first year of Darius the son of Ahasuerus, of the seed of the Medes, who was made king over the realm of the Chaldeans;

King James 2000 Bible
In the first year of Darius the son of Ahasuerus, of the descendants of the Medes, who was made king over the realm of the Chaldeans;

American King James Version
In the first year of Darius the son of Ahasuerus, of the seed of the Medes, which was made king over the realm of the Chaldeans;

American Standard Version
In the first year of Darius the son of Ahasuerus, of the seed of the Medes, who was made king over the realm of the Chaldeans,

Douay-Rheims Bible
In the first year of Darius the son of Assuerus of the seed of the Medes, who reigned over the kingdom of the Chaldeans:

Darby Bible Translation
In the first year of Darius the son of Ahasuerus, of the seed of the Medes, who was made king over the realm of the Chaldeans,

English Revised Version
In the first year of Darius the son of Ahasuerus, of the seed of the Medes, which was made king over the realm of the Chaldeans;

Webster's Bible Translation
In the first year of Darius the son of Ahasuerus, of the seed of the Medes, who was made king over the realm of the Chaldeans;

World English Bible
In the first year of Darius the son of Ahasuerus, of the seed of the Medes, who was made king over the realm of the Chaldeans,

Young's Literal Translation
In the first year of Darius, son of Ahasuerus, of the seed of the Medes, who hath been made king over the kingdom of the Chaldeans,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
9:1-3 Daniel learned from the books of the prophets, especially from Jeremiah, that the desolation of Jerusalem would continue seventy years, which were drawing to a close. God's promises are to encourage our prayers, not to make them needless; and when we see the performance of them approaching, we should more earnestly plead them with God.
Study Bible
Daniel's Prayer for his People
1In the first year of Darius the son of Ahasuerus, of Median descent, who was made king over the kingdom of the Chaldeans-- 2in the first year of his reign, I, Daniel, observed in the books the number of the years which was revealed as the word of the LORD to Jeremiah the prophet for the completion of the desolations of Jerusalem, namely, seventy years.…
Cross References
Ezra 4:6
Now in the reign of Ahasuerus, in the beginning of his reign, they wrote an accusation against the inhabitants of Judah and Jerusalem.

Esther 1:1
Now it took place in the days of Ahasuerus, the Ahasuerus who reigned from India to Ethiopia over 127 provinces,

Daniel 1:4
youths in whom was no defect, who were good-looking, showing intelligence in every branch of wisdom, endowed with understanding and discerning knowledge, and who had ability for serving in the king's court; and he ordered him to teach them the literature and language of the Chaldeans.

Daniel 5:31
So Darius the Mede received the kingdom at about the age of sixty-two.

Daniel 11:1
"In the first year of Darius the Mede, I arose to be an encouragement and a protection for him.
Treasury of Scripture

In the first year of Darius the son of Ahasuerus, of the seed of the Medes, which was made king over the realm of the Chaldeans;

A.M.

Daniel 1:21 And Daniel continued even to the first year of king Cyrus.

Daniel 5:31 And Darius the Median took the kingdom, being about three score and …

Daniel 6:1,28 It pleased Darius to set over the kingdom an hundred and twenty princes, …

Daniel 11:1 Also I in the first year of Darius the Mede, even I, stood to confirm …

Ahasuerus. This was the Astyages of the heathen historians; as we learn from Tobit

which. or, in which he, etc.

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