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Bible Concordances

Torrey's Topical Textbook

Medo-Persian Kingdom

  • Extended from India to Ethiopia
    Esther 1:1

  • Peopled by descendants of Eliam
    Genesis 10:22

  • ILLUSTRATED BY
    • Silver part of image in Nebuchadnezzar's dream
      Daniel 2:32,39
    • A bear
      Daniel 7:5
    • A ram with two horns
      Daniel 8:3,20

  • Shushan a chief city of
    Esther 1:2; 8:15

  • Achmetha or Ecbatana a chief city of
    Ezra 6:2

  • Divided into many provinces
    Esther 1:1; Daniel 6:1

  • Laws of, unalterable
    Daniel 6:12,15

  • Ruled by, absolute kings
    Esther 3:8,11; 7:9

  • KINGS OF, MENTIONED IN SCRIPTURE
    • Cyrus
      Ezra 1:1
    • Ahasuerus or Cambyses
      Ezra 4:6
    • Artaxerxes Smerdis (an usurper)
      Ezra 4:7
    • Darius Hystaspes
      Ezra 6:1; Daniel 5:31
    • Xerxes
      Daniel 11:2
    • Artaxerxes Longimanus or Ahasuerus
      Ezra 6:14; 7:1; Esther 1:1

  • KINGS OF
    • Called kings of Assyria
      Ezra 6:22
    • Called kings of Babylon
      Nehemiah 13:6
    • Styled themselves king of kings
      Ezra 7:12
    • Dwelt in royal palaces
      Esther 1:2; 8:14
    • Were exceeding rich
      Esther 1:4; Daniel 12:2
    • Entertained magnificently
      Esther 1:3,5,7
    • Held in their hand a golden sceptre
      Esther 5:2
    • Put to death all who approached them without permission
      Esther 4:11,16

  • Celebrated for wise men
    Esther 1:13; Matthew 2:1

  • People of, warlike
    Ezekiel 27:10; 38:5

  • Peculiar customs in
    Esther 1:8; 2:12,13

  • Babylon taken by the king of
    Daniel 5:20,31

  • The Jews delivered from captivity by means of
    2 Chronicles 36:20,22,23; Ezra 1:1-4

  • PREDICTIONS RESPECTING
    • Extensive conquest
      Daniel 8:4
    • Conquest of Babylon
      Isaiah 21:1,2; Daniel 5:28
    • Deliverance of the Jews
      Isaiah 44:28; 45:1-4
    • Invasion of Greece under Xerxes
      Daniel 11:2
    • Downfall by Alexander
      Daniel 8:6,7; 11:3

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Bibliography Information
Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Medo-Persian Kingdom'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/eng/ttt/m/medo-persian-kingdom.html. 1897.

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