6In the ninth year of Hoshea the king of Assyria captured Samaria; he carried the Israelites away to Assyria. He placed them in Halah, on the Habor, the river o ... View more
11The king of Assyria carried the Israelites away to Assyria, settled them in Halah, on the Habor, the river of Gozan, and in the cities of the Medes,
1King Belshazzar made a great festival for a thousand of his lords, and he was drinking wine in the presence of the thousand.2Under the influ ... View more
The Plot against Daniel
1It pleased Darius to set over the kingdom one hundred twenty satraps, stationed throughout the whole kingdom,2and over them three presi ... View more
19If it pleases the king, let a royal order go out from him, and let it be written among the laws of the Persians and the Medes so that it may not be altered, t ... View more
28PERES, your kingdom is divided and given to the Medes and Persians.”
17See, I am stirring up the Medes against them,
who have no regard for silver
and do not delight in gold.
11Sharpen the arrows!
Fill the quivers!
The Lord has stirred up the spirit of the kings of the Medes, because his purpose concerning Babylon is to destroy it, f ... View more
28Prepare the nations for war against her,
the kings of the Medes, with their governors and deputies,
and every land under their dominion.
2A stern vision is told to me;
the betrayer betrays,
and the destroyer destroys.
Go up, O Elam,
lay siege, O Media;
all the sighing she has caused
I bring to an ... View more
25all the kings of Zimri, all the kings of Elam, and all the kings of Media;
31 And Darius the Mede received the kingdom, being about sixty-two years old.
Daniel's Prayer for the People
1In the first year of Darius son of Ahasuerus, by birth a Mede, who became king over the realm of the Chaldeans—
1As for me, in the first year of Darius the Mede, I stood up to support and strengthen him.
9Parthians, Medes, Elamites, and residents of Mesopotamia, Judea and Cappadocia, Pontus and Asia,