H6540 פּרס - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

(Chaldee); corresponding to H6539

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: corresponding to H6539
TWOT: None
Parts of Speech: Proper Name

View how H6540 פּרס is used in the Bible

6 occurrences of H6540 פּרס

Ezra 4:24
Ezra 6:14
Daniel 5:28
Daniel 6:8
Daniel 6:12
Daniel 6:15