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Want to know what the Bible says about Medo-persian Kingdom? Here are 50 Bible verses about Medo-persian Kingdom from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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Esther 1:1 NIV
This is what happened during the time of Xerxes, the Xerxes who ruled over 127 provinces stretching from India to Cush :
Genesis 10:22 NIV
The sons of Shem:Elam, Ashur, Arphaxad, Lud and Aram.
Daniel 2:32 NIV
The head of the statue was made of pure gold, its chest and arms of silver, its belly and thighs of bronze,
Daniel 2:39 NIV
“After you, another kingdom will arise, inferior to yours. Next, a third kingdom, one of bronze, will rule over the whole earth.
Daniel 7:5 NIV
“And there before me was a second beast, which looked like a bear. It was raised up on one of its sides, and it had three ribs in its mouth between its teeth. It was told, ‘Get up and eat your fill of flesh!’
Daniel 8:3 NIV
I looked up, and there before me was a ram with two horns, standing beside the canal, and the horns were long. One of the horns was longer than the other but grew up later.
Daniel 8:20 NIV
The two-horned ram that you saw represents the kings of Media and Persia.
Esther 1:2 NIV
At that time King Xerxes reigned from his royal throne in the citadel of Susa,
Esther 8:15 NIV
When Mordecai left the king’s presence, he was wearing royal garments of blue and white, a large crown of gold and a purple robe of fine linen. And the city of Susa held a joyous celebration.
Ezra 6:2 NIV
A scroll was found in the citadel of Ecbatana in the province of Media, and this was written on it:
Memorandum:
Daniel 6:1 NIV
It pleased Darius to appoint 120 satraps to rule throughout the kingdom,
Daniel 6:12 NIV
So they went to the king and spoke to him about his royal decree: “Did you not publish a decree that during the next thirty days anyone who prays to any god or human being except to you, Your Majesty, would be thrown into the lions’ den?”
The king answered, “The decree stands—in accordance with the law of the Medes and Persians, which cannot be repealed.”
Daniel 6:15 NIV
Then the men went as a group to King Darius and said to him, “Remember, Your Majesty, that according to the law of the Medes and Persians no decree or edict that the king issues can be changed.”
Esther 3:8 NIV
Then Haman said to King Xerxes, “There is a certain people dispersed among the peoples in all the provinces of your kingdom who keep themselves separate. Their customs are different from those of all other people, and they do not obey the king’s laws; it is not in the king’s best interest to tolerate them.
Esther 7:9 NIV
Then Harbona, one of the eunuchs attending the king, said, “A pole reaching to a height of fifty cubits stands by Haman’s house. He had it set up for Mordecai, who spoke up to help the king.”
The king said, “Impale him on it!”
Ezra 1:1 NIV
In the first year of Cyrus king of Persia, in order to fulfill the word of the Lord spoken by Jeremiah, the Lord moved the heart of Cyrus king of Persia to make a proclamation throughout his realm and also to put it in writing:
Ezra 4:6 NIV
At the beginning of the reign of Xerxes, they lodged an accusation against the people of Judah and Jerusalem.
Ezra 4:7 NIV
And in the days of Artaxerxes king of Persia, Bishlam, Mithredath, Tabeel and the rest of his associates wrote a letter to Artaxerxes. The letter was written in Aramaic script and in the Aramaic language.
Ezra 6:1 NIV
King Darius then issued an order, and they searched in the archives stored in the treasury at Babylon.
Daniel 5:31 NIV
and Darius the Mede took over the kingdom, at the age of sixty-two.

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