New Living Translation
And Darius the Mede took over the kingdom at the age of sixty-two.
King James Bible
And Darius the Median took the kingdom, being about threescore and two years old.
Darby Bible Translation
And Darius the Mede received the kingdom, being about sixty-two years old.
World English Bible
Darius the Mede received the kingdom, being about sixty-two years old.
Young's Literal Translation
and Darius the Mede hath received the kingdom, when a son of sixty and two years.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:31 Darius the Mede - This was he that with Cyrus besieged and took Babylon.
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[Parsin] means 'divided'--your kingdom has been divided and given to the Medes and Persians."
Darius the Mede decided to divide the kingdom into 120 provinces, and he appointed a high officer to rule over each province.
It was the first year of the reign of Darius the Mede, the son of Ahasuerus, who became king of the Babylonians.
I have been standing beside Michael to support and strengthen him since the first year of the reign of Darius the Mede.)
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