Persia

-An empire which extended from India to Ethiopia, comprising one-hundred and twenty-seven provinces

Esther 1:1; Daniel 6: 1

-Government of, restricted by constitutional limitations Esther 8:8; Daniel 6:8-12

-Municipal governments in, provided with dual governors Nehemiah 3:9, 12, 16-18

-The princes were advisors in matters of administration Daniel 6:1-7

-Status of women in; queen sat on the throne with the king Nehemiah 2:6

-Vashti was divorced for refusing to appear before the king\'s courtiers Esther 1 : 10-22; 2:4

-Israel captive in 2 Chronicles 36:20

-Captivity foretold Hosea 13:16

-Men of, in the Tyrian army Ezekiel 27: 10

-Rulers of Ahasuerus Esther 1:3

-Darius Daniel 5:31; 6; 9:1

-Artaxerxes I Ezra 4:7-24

-Artaxerxes II Ezra 7; Nehemiah 2; 5:14

-Cyrus 2 Chronicles 36:22, 23; Ezra 1; 3:7; 5:13, 4:3; 14, 17; 6:3; Isaiah 41:2, 3; 44:28; 45:1-4, 13; 46:11;

48:14, 15

-Princes of Esther 1:14

-System of justice Ezra 7:25

-Prophecies concerning Isaiah 13:17; 21:1-10; Jeremiah 49:34-39; 51:11-64; Ezekiel 32:24, 25; 38:5;

Daniel 2:31-45; 5:28; 7; 8; 11:1-4


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