Dar@yavesh (Aramaic)

The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   1868 Browse Lexicon 
Original WordWord Origin
Xwyrdcorresponding to (01867)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Dar@yavesh (Aramaic)None
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
daw-reh-yaw-vaysh'   Proper Name Masculine
Darius = "lord"
  1. Darius the Mede, the son of Ahasuerus, king of the Chaldeans, who succeeded to the Babylonian kingdom on the death of Belshazzar; probably the same as "Astyages" the last king of the Medes (538 BC) (same as 1867 (
  2. Darius, the son of Hystaspes, the founder of the Perso-Arian dynasty (521 BC) (same as 1867 (
  3. Darius II or Darius III
    1. Darius II, Nothus (Ochus) was king of Persia during the time of Nehemiah (424/3 - 405/4 BC). Darius II is the most probable because he is mentioned by Nehemiah and ruled during the time of Nehemiah
    2. Darius III, Codomannus was king of Persia during its last years at the time of Alexander the Great and was his opponent (336 - 330 BC)
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 15
Darius 15
NAS Verse Count

The Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.

Bibliography Information

Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for Dar@yavesh (Aramaic)". "The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .