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ar'-kivs (the more correct the Revised Version (British and American) rendition of beth ciphrayya', in Ezra 6:1, "house of the archives" instead of "house of rolls" as in the King James Version): A part of the royal treasure-house (5:17), in which important state documents were kept.

Strong's Hebrew
1005. bayith -- a house
... Word Origin (Aramaic) corresponding to bayith Definition a house NASB Word Usage
archives* (1), hall (1), house (30), houses (2), residence (1), temple (7 ...
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5609. sephar -- a book
... books. Word Origin (Aramaic) corresponding to sepher Definition a book NASB
Word Usage archives* (1), book (1), books (3). book, roll. ...
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The Same Continued.
... For I have heard some saying, If I do not find the Gospel in the archives, I will
not believe it. ... For the archives ought not to be preferred to the Spirit. ...
/.../chapter viii the same continued.htm

Writing v. But as up to that Time the Genealogies of the Hebrews ...
... But as up to that time the genealogies of the Hebrews had been registered in the
public archives, and those, too, which were traced back to the proselytes [1051 ...
/.../africanus/the writings of julius africanus/writing v but as up.htm

How Shalmaneser Took Samaria by Force and How He Transplanted the ...
... The name of this king is also set down in the archives of Tyre, for he made an
expedition against Tyre in the reign of Eluleus; and Menander attests to it, who ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 14 how shalmaneser took.htm

Narrative Concerning the Prince of the Edessenes.
... fulfillment. You have written evidence of these things taken from the archives
of Edessa, [218] which was at that time a royal city. ...
/.../pamphilius/church history/chapter xiii narrative concerning the prince.htm

Ancient Syriac Documents Relating to the Earliest Establishment of ...
... There is, however, nothing to prevent our hearing the very letters themselves, which
have been taken by us [2916] from the archives, and are in words to this ...
/.../unknown/the decretals/ancient syriac documents relating to.htm

The Moravians.
... v. FW K├Âlbing. Gnadau, 1851. Written in 1782, but not for publication, and
kept as MS. in the Archives of the Moravian Church till 1851. ...
/.../creeds of christendom with a history and critical notes/ 108 the moravians.htm

That None of the Books Containing the Heresy of the Traducers of ...
... In this palace were the archives, and this was called the "Cartophylacium,"
in which the charts and episcopal laws were laid up. ...
/.../schaff/the seven ecumenical councils/canon ix that none of.htm

Of the Order of Bishops, that those Ordained More Recently do not ...
... Of the archives and matricula of Numidia. Moreover it seemed good to all the
bishops who subscribed in this council that the matricula ...
/.../schaff/the seven ecumenical councils/canon lxxxvi greek lxxxix of.htm

Excursus on the Genuineness of the Acts of the Fifth Council.
... Moreover we know that the manuscript kept in the patriarchal archives at Constantinople
had been tampered with during the century that elapsed before the next ...
/.../schaff/the seven ecumenical councils/excursus on the genuineness of.htm

Bibliography.
... Of the sources in the Moravian Archives at Fetter Lane, those that I have found
most useful are the following: (1) A miscellaneous collection, entitled ...
//christianbookshelf.org/hutton/history of the moravian church/bibliography.htm

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(n.) Plural of Archive.
Thesaurus
Archives (3 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (n.) Plural of Archive. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia.
ARCHIVES. ... Multi-Version Concordance Archives (3 Occurrences). ...
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Elamarna
... LITERATURE A collection of about 350 inscribed clay tablets from Egypt, but written
in the cuneiform writing, being part of the royal archives of Amenophis III ...
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Tablets (31 Occurrences)
... LITERATURE A collection of about 350 inscribed clay tablets from Egypt, but written
in the cuneiform writing, being part of the royal archives of Amenophis III ...
/t/tablets.htm - 41k

El-amarna
... LITERATURE A collection of about 350 inscribed clay tablets from Egypt, but written
in the cuneiform writing, being part of the royal archives of Amenophis III ...
/e/el-amarna.htm - 31k

Tell (3056 Occurrences)
... LITERATURE A collection of about 350 inscribed clay tablets from Egypt, but written
in the cuneiform writing, being part of the royal archives of Amenophis III ...
/t/tell.htm - 33k

Libraries
... palace to secular. There were also at least archives, or registers, in the
royal treasury and in all public departments. Schools for ...
/l/libraries.htm - 38k

Roll (57 Occurrences)
... of sephar, corresponding to Hebrews sepher) in Ezra 6:1 is rendered in the Revised
Version "archives." In the New Testament the word "volume" (Hebrews 10:7; RV ...
/r/roll.htm - 33k

Hezekiah (124 Occurrences)
... 2 Kings 18, 20 and 2 Chronicles 29, 32 are derived in the main from the same state
annals, though the latter seems also to have had the Temple archives to draw ...
/h/hezekiah.htm - 72k

Kings (350 Occurrences)
... Zedekiah). Whether the compiler had recourse to the archives themselves
or to a work based on the archives is still a question. ...
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Joah (10 Occurrences)
... (4.) Son of Joahaz, and "recorder" (qv) or keeper of the state archives under King
Josiah (2 Chronicles 34:8). Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. JOAH. ...
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Bible Concordance
Archives (3 Occurrences)

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 laid waste.
(See NIV)

Ezra 5:17 Now therefore, if it seem good to the king, let search be made in the king's treasure-house there, which is 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.'
(See RSV NIV)

Ezra 6:1 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.
(WEB JPS ASV NAS RSV NIV)

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