Daniel 9:1-2 NIV

Daniel's Prayer

1 In the first year of Darius1 son of Xerxesa2 (a Mede by descent), who was made ruler over the Babylonianb kingdom--

References for Daniel 9:1

    • a 9:1 - Hebrew "Ahasuerus"
    • b 9:1 - Or "Chaldean"
      2 in the first year of his reign, I, Daniel, understood from the Scriptures, according to the word of the LORD given to Jeremiah the prophet, that the desolation of Jerusalem would last seventy3 years.

      References for Daniel 9:2