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Susa

(Esther 11:3; 16:18) [SHUSHAN, OR SUSA].

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
SUSA

su'-sa, soo'-sa (Additions to Esther 11:3).

See SHUSHAN.

Strong's Hebrew
7801. Shushankaye -- inhab. of Susa
... inhab. of Susa. Transliteration: Shushankaye Phonetic Spelling: (shoo-shan-kee')
Short Definition: Susa. ... of Susa NASB Word Usage men of Susa (1). Susanchites. ...
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7800. Shushan -- residence of Pers. kings
... residence of Pers. kings. Transliteration: Shushan Phonetic Spelling: (shoo-shan')
Short Definition: Susa. ... kings NASB Word Usage Susa (21). Shushan. ...
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Library

Queen Esther's Love for Her People
... days were ended, the king made a seven days' feast in the enclosed garden of the
royal palace, for all classes of people who were in the royal palace at Susa. ...
/.../sherman/the childrens bible/queen esthers love for her.htm

Sargon of Assyria (722-705 BC )
... From very ancient times the masters of Susa had aspired to the possession of
Mesopotamia or the suzerainty over it, and fortune had several times favoured ...
/.../chapter iiisargon of assyria 722-705.htm

The Reconnoitering of Greece.
... Release of the Persians."Tumult at Crotona."Conduct of Democedes."The expedition
returns."Misfortunes."Cillus."Arrival at Susa."Reception by ...
/.../abbott/darius the great/chapter vi the reconnoitering of.htm

Smerdis the Magian.
... so for they placed no confidence whatever in Cambyses's dying declarations; and
since intelligence, which seemed to be official, came from Susa declaring that ...
/.../abbott/darius the great/chapter iii smerdis the magian.htm

The Death of Darius.
... him to accomplish had been entirely defeated, and he felt, accordingly, no little
anxiety in respect to the reception which he was to expect at Susa. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/abbott/darius the great/chapter xii the death of.htm

Syria at the Beginning of the Egyptian Conquest
... Oppert maintains that they answer to the Kissians of Herodotus, that is to say,
to the inhabitants of the district of which Susa is the capital. ...
/.../chapter iisyria at the beginning.htm

The Last Days of the Old Eastern World
... Persepolis, and Susa; Persian architecture and sculpture; court life, the king and
his harem"Revolutions in the palace"Xerxes I., Sekudianos, Darius II ...
/.../chapter iithe last days of.htm

The End of Cambyses.
... Croesus."His advice to Cambyses."Cambyses's rage at Croesus."He attempts to kill
him."The declaration of the oracle."Ecbatane, Susa, and Babylon ...
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The Story of Histiaeus.
... of the Paeonians."Megabyzus discovers Histiaeus's city."Histiaeus sent for."Darius
revokes his gift."Histiaeus goes to Susa."Artaphernes."Island of ...
//christianbookshelf.org/abbott/darius the great/chapter x the story of.htm

The Wall Rebuilt.
... It was one or other of these kings who made a great banquet at his palace at Shuahan
or Susa, where the remains of the pillars that supported the many-coloured ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/yonge/the chosen people/lesson xiv the wall rebuilt.htm

Thesaurus
Susa (20 Occurrences)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia SUSA. su'-sa, soo'-sa (Additions to Esther 11:3).
See SHUSHAN. Multi-Version Concordance Susa (20 Occurrences). ...
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Hazar-susa
Hazar-susa. Hazarsusa, Hazar-susa. Hazarsusah . Int. ... HAZAR-ADDAR; HAZAR-ENAN;
HAZAR-GADDAH; HAZAR-HATTICON; HAZAR-MAVETH; HAZAR-SHUAL; HAZAR-SUSA; HAZAR-SUSIM ...
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Citadel (20 Occurrences)
... Let the king appoint officers in all the provinces of his kingdom, that they may
gather together all the beautiful young virgins to the citadel of Susa, to the ...
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Ulai (2 Occurrences)
... It was probably the eastern branch of the Choasper (Kerkhan), which divided
into two branches some 20 miles above the city of Susa. ...
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Capital (29 Occurrences)
... Let the king appoint officers in all the provinces of his kingdom, that they may
gather together all the beautiful young virgins to the citadel of Susa, to the ...
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Shushan (19 Occurrences)
... A lily, the Susa of Greek and Roman writers, once the capital of Elam. ... Though
considerable, the extent of Susa was small compared with Nineveh and Babylon. ...
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Edict (22 Occurrences)
... Esther 2:8 So it happened, when the king's commandment and his decree was heard,
and when many maidens were gathered together to the citadel of Susa, to the ...
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Code (6 Occurrences)
... and January, 1902, a French expedition under the leadership of MJ de Morgan, the
chief aim of which was the exploration of the old royal city Susa, found there ...
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Elamites (2 Occurrences)
... The great capital of the tract, however, was Susa (Shushan), whence its Greek name
of Susiana, interchanging with Elymais, from the Semitic Elam. ...
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Impelled (7 Occurrences)
... (WEY). Esther 3:15 The couriers went forth in haste by the king's commandment,
and the decree was given out in the citadel of Susa. ...
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Concordance
Susa (20 Occurrences)

Ezra 4:9
Then wrote Rehum the chancellor, and Shimshai the scribe, and the rest of their companions; the Dinaites, the Apharsathchites, the Tarpelites, the Apharsites, the Archevites, the Babylonians, the Susanchites, the Dehavites, and the Elamites,
(Root in KJV WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Nehemiah 1:1
The words of Nehemiah the son of Hacaliah. Now it happened in the month Chislev, in the twentieth year, as I was in Shushan the palace,
(See NAS RSV NIV)

Esther 1:2
that in those days, when the King Ahasuerus sat on the throne of his kingdom, which was in Shushan the palace,
(See NAS RSV NIV)

Esther 1:5
When these days were fulfilled, the king made a seven day feast for all the people who were present in Shushan the palace, both great and small, in the court of the garden of the king's palace.
(See NAS RSV NIV)

Esther 2:3
Let the king appoint officers in all the provinces of his kingdom, that they may gather together all the beautiful young virgins to the citadel of Susa, to the women's house, to the custody of Hegai the king's eunuch, keeper of the women. Let cosmetics be given them;
(WEB NAS RSV NIV)

Esther 2:5
There was a certain Jew in the citadel of Susa, whose name was Mordecai, the son of Jair, the son of Shimei, the son of Kish, a Benjamite,
(WEB NAS RSV NIV)

Esther 2:8
So it happened, when the king's commandment and his decree was heard, and when many maidens were gathered together to the citadel of Susa, to the custody of Hegai, that Esther was taken into the king's house, to the custody of Hegai, keeper of the women.
(WEB NAS RSV NIV)

Esther 3:15
The couriers went forth in haste by the king's commandment, and the decree was given out in the citadel of Susa. The king and Haman sat down to drink; but the city of Shushan was perplexed.
(WEB NAS RSV NIV)

Esther 4:8
He also gave him the copy of the writing of the decree that was given out in Shushan to destroy them, to show it to Esther, and to declare it to her, and to urge her to go in to the king, to make supplication to him, and to make request before him, for her people.
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Esther 4:16
"Go, gather together all the Jews who are present in Shushan, and fast for me, and neither eat nor drink three days, night or day. I and my maidens will also fast the same way. Then I will go in to the king, which is against the law; and if I perish, I perish."
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Esther 8:14
So the couriers who rode on royal horses went out, hastened and pressed on by the king's commandment. The decree was given out in the citadel of Susa.
(WEB NAS RSV NIV)

Esther 8:15
Mordecai went out of the presence of the king in royal clothing of blue and white, and with a great crown of gold, and with a robe of fine linen and purple; and the city of Susa shouted and was glad.
(WEB NAS RSV NIV)

Esther 9:6
In the citadel of Susa, the Jews killed and destroyed five hundred men.
(WEB NAS RSV NIV)

Esther 9:11
On that day, the number of those who were slain in the citadel of Susa was brought before the king.
(WEB NAS RSV NIV)

Esther 9:12
The king said to Esther the queen, "The Jews have slain and destroyed five hundred men in the citadel of Susa, including the ten sons of Haman; what then have they done in the rest of the king's provinces! Now what is your petition? It shall be granted you. What is your further request? It shall be done."
(WEB NAS RSV NIV)

Esther 9:13
Then Esther said, "If it pleases the king, let it be granted to the Jews who are in Shushan to do tomorrow also according to this day's decree, and let Haman's ten sons be hanged on the gallows."
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Esther 9:14
The king commanded this to be done. A decree was given out in Shushan; and they hanged Haman's ten sons.
(See NAS RSV NIV)

Esther 9:15
The Jews who were in Shushan gathered themselves together on the fourteenth day also of the month Adar, and killed three hundred men in Shushan; but they didn't lay their hand on the spoil.
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Esther 9:18
But the Jews who were in Shushan assembled together on the thirteenth and on the fourteenth days of the month; and on the fifteenth day of that month, they rested, and made it a day of feasting and gladness.
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Daniel 8:2
I saw in the vision; now it was so, that when I saw, I was in the citadel of Susa, which is in the province of Elam; and I saw in the vision, and I was by the river Ulai.
(WEB NAS RSV NIV)

Subtopics

Susa

Related Terms

Hazar-susa

Citadel (20 Occurrences)

Ulai (2 Occurrences)

Capital (29 Occurrences)

Shushan (19 Occurrences)

Edict (22 Occurrences)

Code (6 Occurrences)

Elamites (2 Occurrences)

Impelled (7 Occurrences)

Chedorlaomer (5 Occurrences)

Couriers (16 Occurrences)

Decree (82 Occurrences)

Hammurabi

Mordecai (52 Occurrences)

Elam (24 Occurrences)

Custody (27 Occurrences)

Hegai (3 Occurrences)

Issued (40 Occurrences)

Hazarsusa

Provinces (40 Occurrences)

Keeper (72 Occurrences)

Esther (48 Occurrences)

Harem (8 Occurrences)

Virgins (33 Occurrences)

U'lai (2 Occurrences)

Ja'ir (8 Occurrences)

Ladies (8 Occurrences)

Gardens (14 Occurrences)

Girls (27 Occurrences)

Women's (9 Occurrences)

Treatments (3 Occurrences)

Rob (27 Occurrences)

Raced (2 Occurrences)

Maidens (40 Occurrences)

Marble (5 Occurrences)

Palace (194 Occurrences)

Perplexed (16 Occurrences)

Ptolemy

Benjamite (15 Occurrences)

Bewildered (11 Occurrences)

Commissioners (7 Occurrences)

Celebration (8 Occurrences)

Cosmetics (3 Occurrences)

Canal (6 Occurrences)

Achmetha (1 Occurrence)

Ashurbanipal (1 Occurrence)

Susah (1 Occurrence)

Spurred (3 Occurrences)

Exploration

Daniel (74 Occurrences)

Rode (22 Occurrences)

Survivors (49 Occurrences)

Macedonia (23 Occurrences)

Jair (14 Occurrences)

Hazar-susim (1 Occurrence)

Kish (18 Occurrences)

Petition (33 Occurrences)

Hazarsusim (1 Occurrence)

Hanani (11 Occurrences)

Province (66 Occurrences)

Hazarsusah (1 Occurrence)

Wearing (43 Occurrences)

Urged (44 Occurrences)

Jew (34 Occurrences)

Nehemiah (9 Occurrences)

Overseers (47 Occurrences)

Eunuch (20 Occurrences)

Pressed (65 Occurrences)

Hazar-shual (4 Occurrences)

Hazaraddar

Assyria (124 Occurrences)

Beauty (98 Occurrences)

Hazarshual (4 Occurrences)

Hazar-addar

Beautiful (152 Occurrences)

Haman (46 Occurrences)

Purple (54 Occurrences)

Shouted (65 Occurrences)

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