H6539 פּרס - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

Of foreign origin; Paras (that is, Persia), an Eastern country, including its inhabitants

KJV Usage: Persia, Persians.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions

Persia = "pure" or "splendid"
1. the empire Persia; encompassed the territory from India on the east to Egypt and Thrace on the west, and included, besides portions of Europe and Africa, the whole of western Asia between the Black Sea, the Caucasus, the Caspian and the Jaxartes on the north, the Arabian desert, the Persian Gulf and the Indian Ocean on the south
a. Persia proper was bounded on the west by Susiana or Elam, on the north by Media, on the south by the Persian Gulf and on the east by Carmania Persian = see Persia "pure" or "splendid"
2. the people of the Persian empire
Origin: of foreign origin
TWOT: 1820
Parts of Speech: Proper Name

View how H6539 פּרס is used in the Bible

24 occurrences of H6539 פּרס

2 Chronicles 36:20
2 Chronicles 36:22
2 Chronicles 36:23
Ezra 1:1
Ezra 1:2
Ezra 1:8
Ezra 3:7
Ezra 4:3
Ezra 4:5
Ezra 4:7
Ezra 7:1
Ezra 9:9
Esther 1:3
Esther 1:14
Esther 1:18
Esther 1:19
Esther 10:2
Ezekiel 27:10
Ezekiel 38:5
Daniel 8:20
Daniel 10:1
Daniel 10:13
Daniel 10:20
Daniel 11:2