Verses with the word persians in the Apocrypha (16 verses):
1 Esdras 1:57
Who became servants to him and his children, till the Persians reigned, to fulfil the word of the Lord spoken by the mouth of Jeremy:
1 Esdras 2:1
In the first year of Cyrus king of the Persians, that the word of the Lord might be accomplished, that he had promised by the mouth of Jeremy;
1 Esdras 2:2
The Lord raised up the spirit of Cyrus the king of the Persians, and he made proclamation through all his kingdom, and also by writing,
1 Esdras 2:3
Saying, Thus saith Cyrus king of the Persians; The Lord of Israel, the most high Lord, hath made me king of the whole world,
1 Esdras 2:11
Now when Cyrus king of the Persians had brought them forth, he delivered them to Mithridates his treasurer:
1 Esdras 2:16
But in the time of Artexerxes king of the Persians Belemus, and Mithridates, and Tabellius, and Rathumus, and Beeltethmus, and Semellius the secretary, with others that were in commission with them, dwelling in Samaria and other places, wrote unto him against them that dwelt in Judea and Jerusalem these letters following;
1 Esdras 2:30
Then king Artexerxes his letters being read, Rathumus, and Semellius the scribe, and the rest that were in commission with them, removing in haste toward Jerusalem with a troop of horsemen and a multitude of people in battle array, began to hinder the builders; and the building of the temple in Jerusalem ceased until the second year of the reign of Darius king of the Persians.
1 Esdras 5:55
Unto them of Zidon also and Tyre they gave carrs, that they should bring cedar trees from Libanus, which should be brought by floats to the haven of Joppa, according as it was commanded them by Cyrus king of the Persians.
1 Esdras 5:71
We ourselves alone will build unto the Lord of Israel, according as Cyrus the king of the Persians hath commanded us.
1 Esdras 7:5
And thus was the holy house finished in the three and twentieth day of the month Adar, in the sixth year of Darius king of the Persians
1 Esdras 8:1
And after these things, when Artexerxes the king of the Persians reigned came Esdras the son of Saraias, the son of Ezerias, the son of Helchiah, the son of Salum,
2 Esdras 1:3
The son of Aaron, of the tribe of Levi; which was captive in the land of the Medes, in the reign of Artexerxes king of the Persians.
The Persians quaked at her boldness, and the Medes were daunted at her hardiness.
Additions to Esther 16:14
For by these means he thought, finding us destitute of friends to have translated the kingdom of the Persians to the Macedonians.
Additions to Esther 16:23
That both now and hereafter there may be safety to us and the well affected Persians; but to those which do conspire against us a memorial of destruction.
1 Maccabees 1:1
And it happened, after that Alexander son of Philip, the Macedonian, who came out of the land of Chettiim, had smitten Darius king of the Persians and Medes, that he reigned in his stead, the first over Greece,