KJV LexiconIn the first
united, i.e. one; or (as an ordinal) first
a year (as a revolution of time) -- + whole age, long, + old, year(-ly).
Darejavesh, a title (rather than name) of several Persian kings -- Darius.
a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc.
of Persian origin; Achashverosh (i.e. Ahasuerus or Artaxerxes, but in this case Xerxes), the title (rather than name) of a Persian king -- Ahasuerus.
of the seed
seed; figuratively, fruit, plant, sowing-time, posterity -- carnally, child, fruitful, seed(-time), sowing-time.
of the Medes
Madai, a country of central Asia -- Madai, Medes, Media.
which was made king
to reign; inceptively, to ascend the throne; causatively, to induct into royalty; hence (by implication) to take counsel
over the realm
a rule; concretely, a dominion -- empire, kingdom, realm, reign, royal.
of the Chaldeans
Chaldeans, Chaldees, inhabitants of Chaldea.
Parallel VersesNew 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 —
In the first year of Darius son of Ahasuerus, who was of Median descent and who had been appointed king over the Babylonian empire--
GOD'S WORD® Translation
Xerxes' son Darius, who was a Mede by birth, was made ruler of the kingdom of Babylon.
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;
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